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Quick Capture Video

I made this little video for those that have signed up for my Travel Sketching workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico, so I thought I’d share it here. 5 minutes is all it takes to capture a scene full of color and … Continue reading

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Big Island, Hawaii: The Volcano

Journal pages from the Big Island, Hawaii including a few process shots. The kids and I spent 4 days there in early April. When you’re jetlagged, an early breakfast is a lovely idea. And a kid that wakes up early … Continue reading

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How to sketch in 5 minutes

Have I mentioned I love sketching people? People are walking, breathing, texting stories, and I love drawing them. The trouble is you never know when they will get up and go.  So this is how I work when I don’t … Continue reading

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That Transition Page. And, I’d Love Some Advice.

Do you have tips and advice to help me build a daily sketching practice? I’d love to hear from you! Continue reading

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Drawing using a grid

A simple little grid drawing, looking out the window. Continue reading

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The trouble with Painted Ladies

Trying to draw the befuddling Victorians… Continue reading

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Learning from photographs

Taking photographs to learn from my mistakes Continue reading

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