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Cafe Vignettes

Cafe vignettes might help ease you back into drawing people on location. Continue reading

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Maskless Faces

One day soon this will seem normal and I’ll stop sketching everyone I see sitting outside maskless and chatting with a friend. But for now I just want to draw them all. Here are friends in the sun sharing a … Continue reading

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Amsterdam: A day in Edam, actually.

A day in the village of Edam. Continue reading

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Amsterdam: Windmill and some easy-sketching

Amsterdam: Bloemenmarkt and Rembrandt Square Continue reading

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Day 14-17: Direct Watercolor Challenge

Day 7-13: Direct Watercolor Challenge. Chugging along. 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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Keeping at it through the holidays

Keeping at sketching through December… Continue reading

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Why do you Journal?

Giving the question” Why do I Journal?” some thought helped me lay some ground rules and goals for my journaling practice. #sketchjournal #journal #usk #urbansketch #historysanjose #coffee #messyjournal Continue reading

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State of the Journal

State of the Journal. #sketchjournal #journal #usk #urbansketch #historysanjose #coffee #messyjournal Continue reading

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Storytelling Sketches

I like to think of every sketch as a story. Not always a big one, with a grand plot and story arc. Stories can be quiet little everyday things tucked into bigger pieces.  Like this Saturday morning sketch at Social … Continue reading

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