Tag Archives: people sketching

People on the Streets

On wearing (and sketching) masks Continue reading

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Sketching a Teashop in Myanmar

A few days ago, I posted about doing a Sketching PlayLab livestream with Paul Wang, where we chatted and sketched from a photo. Here are some images from that session. The top of this image is the photo reference we … Continue reading

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Drawing the kids again

As this country seems to go completely crazy (and I’m not just talking Covid here) , I turn to home and to the kids in my sketches to find some sense of sanity. The everyday feels sane, and the kids losing themselves in their books, games and music is what I sketch. Continue reading

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Where are the people?

I’m in search of people to draw. In the pre-Christmas rush, I found them in them (and me) in line at the post office, dropping off last minute parcels. Even a quick sketch while standing in a 6 feet apart … Continue reading

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New Workshop and Quick Gesture Drawing

A new people-sketching workshop. Coming, Jan 2021. Sign up now. Continue reading

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Two Toned Papers

Toned paper is really fun to work on. I don’t use it as my primary sketchbook, but I always have a small book in my bag. For this little waterfall at Uvas Canyon County Park, I started with white wax … Continue reading

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Life Drawing in Line and Shape

To answer a question I get asked pretty often, “Do you do line first or shape/color first?” I shot this little video while sketching in a virtual life drawing session. The answer: I go either way and the end results … Continue reading

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People in my House

Drawing the big-little moments in my day. Continue reading

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Crissy Fields, San Francisco

An afternoon at Crissy Fields, San Francisco Continue reading

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Too Quick

The hardest stuff to sketch is something that happens only once and for not very long at all. Like this truck stopping in front of my house to deliver some chairs for the backyard. You’d think it takes a while … Continue reading

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