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Sketching Climate Stories

Sketching Climate Stories at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. #sketchingclimatestories #GCAS2018
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Direct Watercolor, Day 5, 6, 7 and 8

Day 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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Negative Thinking

A few months ago I did a wonderful negative painting workshop with Brenda Swenson. It was fantastic to paint in a style so different from my own. I came home inspired by the luminous quality of Brenda’s watercolors. But I … Continue reading

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Paintings, sketches and a lovely surprise

One of the things I’m working on this year is working more without line. Not instead of my usual sketches, but in addition to them. Because I can always find more time to paint and draw, right? Two neighborhood scenes … Continue reading

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Monday’s Mixed Bag

Last week was thin on sketches: when the temperature hits 110+, (a record for the city) you stay home and do pretty much nothing. Still, here’s a few things, mostly from before the heatwave. Some days are better than others. … Continue reading

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Last week in small sketches

Working on large projects, especially when they’re approaching deadlines means you don’t get much other drawing done. That’s when I am really glad I have a book to sketch small, quick sketches in. There’s always music practice to sketch. My … Continue reading

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Good Reads: Value Studies

Good Reads: Painting What (You Want) to See by Charles Reid. Continue reading

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