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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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Friday Catchup

It’s been a rare not a single sketch this week¬†kinda week. So here’s some catchup posting of stuff from last week. This house on Reed and 7th street, in downtown San Jose: I’ve been wanting to draw it for a … Continue reading

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One hundred people: a roundup

My biggest takeout from this week of people sketching is that to keep drawing people, they have to be more than just figures and anatomy to you: you have to be interested in people. And you have to enjoy the inevitable interaction that the process involves. Otherwise, people will remain “stuff you add to a scene to give it scale”. Continue reading

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Pages from last weekend

Remembering with a sketchbook. Continue reading

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Caffe Frascati on a Friday Night

Local talent on a friday night at Caffe Frascati, San Jose. Continue reading

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