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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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Drawing in layers

Working from Peet’s Tea and Coffee on a cold, wet day. The good part is I can take a quick break from work every so often and do a sketch. On the flip side, I don’t move to a new seat ( too much … Continue reading

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Winter Beach Weekend

A winter weekend at the beach. Pismo , California. There’s the food: People line up for the fish tacos and clam chowder at Splash Cafe. They’re worth the wait. My kids and I polished off a rack of ribs at … Continue reading

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Everyday sketches, January 2012

The trouble with coming back from an exciting trip is getting back to sketching the everyday. And to make it harder, everything literally pales in comparison to the madness and color of Mexico City. I feel like the color has gone … Continue reading

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Blogging- and sketching- again

So the big trip to India is over, and I’m back in California. It’s always easy for me to sketch a lot when I travel: new place, new things to see, no day-job to go to…and it’s always hard to … Continue reading

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