Category Archives: Workshop

Poppies, Poppies and more Poppies!

Last week was poppy week. I taught a workshop based on a request to share this “loose and free” approach to flowers. What I loved most of all is that even though we all followed the same process and worked … Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets

Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: My Favorite Church and a Colorful Street

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Monte Alban and More

10 years after I visited (on my last trip to Oaxaca) I clearly remember the magic of Monte Alban. It’s hard to put it into words. There are more famous pyramids in Mexico. I’ve visited a few in the Yucantan … Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Capturing Vignettes

A long, luxurious sketch is lovely. But what do you do when you travel with non-sketchers? Go on guided tours? Or when you watch a performance that won’t last very long? You find quicker ways to sketch. Perhaps you capture … Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Jumping Right in

I’m back from a wonderful week teaching a travel-sketching workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico. I thought I’d share sketches from the trip and take you along for the ride. We sketched in markets, and in the streets, at ancient sites and … Continue reading

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Small Setup

Testing a Small Setup, ready to sketch in Mexico! Continue reading

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