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In Denver

I was in Denver last week working on (you asked and it will be here soon!) an online class titled “Figure Sketching Made Simple”. Many, many thanks to the super team that worked with me in the studio and for months … Continue reading

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Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres is beautiful, just like every tourist guidebook will tell you. It has the finest, whitest sand I’ve every seen and the ocean is a beautiful gorgeous color. It’s just that I don’t really enjoy beaches like Playa Norte, … Continue reading

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Akumal Bay

Here’s what Trip Advisor said about Akumal Bay: If you are in Playa Del Carmen or Tulum a terrific day trip is the beach at Akumal Bay.  The beach has super white sand and the water is clear, with no waves … Continue reading

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Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines…

Ever happen to you? The day you have a bunch of deadlines looming is exactly the day you most want (need?) to sketch. That was today. My solution?: I worked at a corner table at my local Starbucks, and for every couple of hours of work, I took … Continue reading

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Destruction/Construction: Part 1

I’ve always loved sketching construction work on the streets: the men in orange safety jackets, the huge machines, things that get broken down and then made new. So it’s a treat to get to sketch a process like that right at home. … Continue reading

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Gone too far?

“Should have stopped working on this piece 20 minutes ago.” I feel that way about a piece pretty often, but I’m not always sure “20-minutes-ago” was actually a good time to stop. So this is what I did today. At … Continue reading

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No sketching

The last couple of weeks seemed like a no-sketch weeks. But then I looked through my sketchbooks and there’s been a few sketches I managed to slip in. Nothing big, nowhere exotic. A bunch of places I’ve sketched at before and … Continue reading

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