Category Archives: Workshop

Sketch Journaling Workshop

Sketch journaling looks easy and fun. And it can be if you understand a few basics of drawing, perspective, watercolor, lettering and page design. You bring your personal style to journaling, and I help you understand  some basics to help your pages really shine! Continue reading

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‘People at Work’workshop (and a downloadable pdf)

Not all sketching is about the sketch. Sometimes it’s about who you sketch with and just the memories… Continue reading

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Workshop Announcement: 2 days of Sketching in Los Gatos

Workshop Announcement: 2 days of Sketching in Los Gatos, California. Continue reading

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MacPherson’s 2018 workshop in Vegas

In Las Vegas, playing with paper (and supplies). Continue reading

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June Workshops: Vegas and San Francisco

After a longish break from teaching workshops, I’m back! Here are two workshops in June, one in Las Vegas and the other in San Francisco. They might look similar at first glance, but read carefully: one is an Urban Sketcher’s … Continue reading

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Negative Thinking

A few months ago I did a wonderful negative painting workshop with Brenda Swenson. It was fantastic to paint in a style so different from my own. I came home inspired by the luminous quality of Brenda’s watercolors. But I … Continue reading

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Porto Registration: February 17th

The Urban Sketchers International Symposium 2018 is in Porto, Portugal this year. Registration opens on 17th February, Saturday, 15:00hrs GMT (yes, that’s this weekend) and usually fills up really soon. If you’re planning on attending, find out more about the symposium here. Once … Continue reading

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