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Santa Fe 2021: Part 1

First Impressions, Santa Fe Continue reading

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A tool I love: The Pentel Pocket Brushpen

Sketching with a favorite tool: the Pentel Pocket Brushpen Continue reading

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Texture, Texture and more Texture

Texture is everywhere in my work this year. In a year that the pandemic took away my ability to touch things everywhere I go, that sense of touch worked it’s way back into my art. Continue reading

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Three San Jose cafes. And one in Oakland

It’s about more than just the coffee. Continue reading

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The Gift of a Really Cheap Sketchbook

I use and enjoy plenty of nice sketchbooks, books with lovely multi-media and 100% cotton watercolor paper. This book below isn’t one of them. The Midori Blank Notebook is about 4×6 inches, has 176 thin pages, and costs a little … Continue reading

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Cat Tree Assembly

Quick sketches as a cat tree gets assembled.

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Cafe Vignettes

Cafe vignettes might help ease you back into drawing people on location. Continue reading

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Scraggly Trees and Mark-making

Scraggly, windswept Monterey Pines are a joy to draw if you love bold, slightly out-of-control mark-making. (I do!) Here are some trees from a lovely weekend in June by Asilomar State Beach. Drawing on location is what I love best. … Continue reading

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Sketching Santa Fe

Join me for three magical days of sketching on location in Magical Santa fe, New Mexico. Sept 29, 30 and Oct 1st, 2021. Hurry, only a few seats remain! Continue reading

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How Not to Draw this Symbol of a Car

How Not to Draw a Car (and some tips on drawing one too) Continue reading

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