Tag Archives: location drawing

My Everyday Sketchbook

My sketchbook records many small moments. Some sketches are better than others, but I’m always glad to have a memory recorded and thoughts jotted down in my everyday journal. Here is the big red Yesco Signs truck at the Stephen’s … Continue reading

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A day in paradise at Maison du Lac

A day in paradise at Maison du Lac, Santa Cruz Continue reading

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In the Sierras

2 days of painting in the Sierras. Continue reading

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Chinatown, San Francisco

Sketching in Chinatown, San Francisco Continue reading

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On keeping it non-precious. And drawing people.

People are my go-to subject for quick little sketches. They’re the little thread of continuity that keeps my sketching and observation practice going in the leanest of times. And like all observational drawing, each sketch done makes it easier to see, simplify and capture from life the next time I draw. Continue reading

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Big Island, Hawaii: Beach time

Big Island, Hawaii: Beach time and people sketching 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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