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More sketching near home

We’ve had so much rain in Northern California this winter and spring (and it’s still raining, which is so unusual for us) that it is super-green everywhere, and the lakes and waterfalls are pretty spectacular. This waterfall was at the … Continue reading

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FAQs: Line First or Paint First?

Line first or color? Continue reading

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Workshop Announcement: 2 days of Sketching in Los Gatos

Workshop Announcement: 2 days of Sketching in Los Gatos, California. Continue reading

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A big week of sketching at ‘home’

Sketching near home is always a challenge for me. It’s harder to see the world through fresh eyes when you are in your everyday surroundings. And that’s when it’s lovely to have an urban sketcher from out of town visit … Continue reading

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Drawing more people into your sketches

Drawing more people in your sketches, step-by-step. Continue reading

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Water Play

Summertime and running in the fountains. Continue reading

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Victorian Homes

Los Gatos, California has street after street of wonderfully preserved and restored homes. Here are a bunch of┬áthem, all on one block. These quick little sketches were made in a medium that’s unusual for me to use for urban sketches: … Continue reading

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