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Inktober2019, Week 4

A short #inktober for me this time #inktober #inktober2019 Continue reading

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Inktober2019, Week 1

Inktober is back. Are you taking the #inktober2019 challenge? Like many challenges, there’s a lot of direction if you want it: like daily prompts and how-to videos. But there’s nothing stopping you from loosely interpreting it or doing just some of … Continue reading

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Open Studio Today and Tomorrow

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, I am having an Open Studio in San Jose with the artist Uma Kelkar today and tomorrow (Yes, Thursday September 26th and Friday September 27th, 2019) from 5pm to 8pm. Come … Continue reading

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Colored Pencils

Ordinary Things are beautiful to draw because they change every time you draw them. Continue reading

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Ordinary Things

Ordinary Things are beautiful to draw because they change every time you draw them. Continue reading

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Clearing up, Looking Back, Looking Forward

Bits and pieces from the start of the summer. Watercolor Artist Magazine featured one of my vintage signs. Check the backpage of your copy.  I’ve been in studio-cleanup mode, which means the postcard collection on my wall is growing. There’s … Continue reading

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Day 1 & 2: 30X30DirectWatercolorChallenge2019

Are you participating in the #30x30DirectWatercolor2019 challenge? Continue reading

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30X30 Direct Watercolor Challenge 2019

Are you participating in the #30x30DirectWatercolor2019 challenge? Continue reading

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Playing with Gouache

My friend the artist Nina Khaschina gave me a lovely little gift a couple of weeks ago. A box of gouache paints set up just like her travel gouache kit. Of course, I had to put them to use immediately. … Continue reading

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Close to home

Drawing close to home, and everyday practices. Do you have go-to subjects and locations? Is your sketching practice built around a schedule or does it fit into bits of your day, as mine does? I’d love to know. Continue reading

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