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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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Daily Sketching and Inspiration

With sketching everyday, I’m not looking so much for inspiration on what to sketch. Just anything that is in my daily life that catches my eye will do-it’s only a little sketch after all.  But last week was especially challenging … Continue reading

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Lemon.

A quick 10 minute rainy day sketch. Lemon! Continue reading

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Beginning Watercolors : Drawing Doughnuts

Watercolors for beginners: Drawing Donuts Continue reading

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