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Back in New York, Part 6: It’s fun being a tourist

It doesn’t get more touristy than Times Square. Can’t say I understand why tens of thousands of tourists parade through it everyday. But it is super-fun to sketch. Next stop? Grand Central. I wish I’d sketched the beautiful turquoise ceiling … Continue reading

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Back in New York, Part 2

More from New York. An unusually warm spring weekend. Naturally, everyone seemed to turn up to walk the High Line. Perfect for crowd-sketching. Sketches from the Met. The temple of Dendur. I am always amazed at what it must take to move … Continue reading

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A short visit to the San Jose Museum of Art

Yesterday I spent a couple of hours at my favorite local museum, the San Jose Museum of Art. Here are my some bits and pieces from my visit. My favorite piece from the show “POSTDATE: Photography and Inherited History in India” was a piece by … Continue reading

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Scott Weaver and his amazing toothpick sculpture

When I think of Rolling Through the Bay by Scott Weaver , I think of Gaudí’s Sagrada Família. Rolling Through the Bay has been 40 years in the making. And it just keeps growing and growing and growing. Ask Scott when it;s … Continue reading

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Babbage Engines, Google Cars and Scratch

An afternoon at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California is like swapping between the past, present and future all within a few feet of each other. My hands-down favorite bit of my afternoon was a demonstration of the Babbage … Continue reading

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A week in Southern Utah

Sketches from a week-long trip to Southern Utah. I’ve been to this corner of the world before and thought I knew what to expect. But, just like 2 decades ago, I was floored by the incredible landscape. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Drawing Art

I like the idea of making marks that capture the marks of an artist. Which makes sketching in a museum a lot of fun. Like everything else I sketch, I can’t JUST draw the artwork. I like capturing it in … Continue reading

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