Tag Archives: people

How to sketch in 5 minutes

Have I mentioned I love sketching people? People are walking, breathing, texting stories, and I love drawing them. The trouble is you never know when they will get up and go.  So this is how I work when I don’t … Continue reading

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Snatched Sketches

Snatched Sketches. Most of my sketching happens in  little everyday stuff, snatched moments. I’m most likely to experiment and improvise, take notes and think about stuff like this… #everydaysketches #smallsketch Continue reading

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Sketching Climate Stories

Sketching Climate Stories at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. #sketchingclimatestories #GCAS2018
#climatesketchers
#riseforclimate
#climatereality
#eyeonclimate
#cities4climate
#urbansketchers
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Direct Watercolor, Day 1

When ‘direct watercolor’ isn’t your go-to painting strategy, and you’re taking the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge, you need some strategies to take the leap: Strategy #1: Pick a forgiving subject Continue reading

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Direct Watercolor Strategy #4: Zoom and Crop

Taking the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge? Strategy #4: Zoom and Crop Continue reading

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Direct Watercolor Strategy #3: Don’t Stop at One

Taking the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge? Strategy #3: Don’t Stop at One! Continue reading

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Weekend in Yosemite: Part 1

We did a quick weekend trip to Yosemite for Hari’s birthday. Our timing couldn’t have been sweeter: the weather was warm enough for me to enjoy sketching outside (which means it must have been close to 70 degrees), the waterfalls … Continue reading

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