Tag Archives: people

One Week 100 People 2020: The Challenge

One Week 100 People 2020: The Challenge. Join in? Tag your work #OneWeek100People Continue reading

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Random Sketches (and a workshop signup reminder)

I keep finding random sketches from the last few weeks that never did show up here. So here’s a couple. Also, at the bottom of the post, a reminder to register THIS Sunday for a joint workshop with Stephanie Bower, … Continue reading

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Colored Pencils

Ordinary Things are beautiful to draw because they change every time you draw them. Continue reading

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Ordinary Things

Ordinary Things are beautiful to draw because they change every time you draw them. Continue reading

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Chinatown, San Francisco

Sketching in Chinatown, San Francisco Continue reading

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On keeping it non-precious. And drawing people.

People are my go-to subject for quick little sketches. They’re the little thread of continuity that keeps my sketching and observation practice going in the leanest of times. And like all observational drawing, each sketch done makes it easier to see, simplify and capture from life the next time I draw. Continue reading

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Playing with Gouache

My friend the artist Nina Khaschina gave me a lovely little gift a couple of weeks ago. A box of gouache paints set up just like her travel gouache kit. Of course, I had to put them to use immediately. … Continue reading

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