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Quick-and-Dirty (aka Everyday Sketches)

Thoughts on trying to draw everyday. Little quick-and-dirty sketches. Continue reading

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Just pears

A little watercolor piece from a busy day… you’re never too busy to paint one tiny piece. My little Fluid watercolor paper block at 8×8 inches is perfect for a small piece. And these not-yet-ripe pears from a friend’s backyard were just … Continue reading

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Pears 1, 2016.

First Pears, 2016 Continue reading

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Valladolid, Part 2.

Casa Hamaca, the bed&breakfast we stayed at in Valladolid is a big part of what made the town so lovely. An old home, it is beautifully restored and filled with art collected by the owner Denis Larsen. This is the kitchen … Continue reading

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This week in sketches

It’s getting cold even here in California, and my outdoor sketches are getting rarer. Last week, I ended up with just this one, from downtown Willow Glen, right by the old-fashioned La Villa Delicatessen. Lots of people strolling down the street, many … Continue reading

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The end of Inktober

Inktober’s almost over, and while I didn’t do close to a sketch a day, just thinking more about the inked line is interesting. For one, it means I can carry just a book and a single fountain pen most of … Continue reading

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A bowl of feijoas

These feijoas are grown by my sister, so it made sense to draw them in a bowl she made too. I planned to take pictures as I progressed through this piece, but forgot to once I got going so this … Continue reading

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