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Poppies, Poppies and more Poppies!

Last week was poppy week. I taught a workshop based on a request to share this “loose and free” approach to flowers. What I loved most of all is that even though we all followed the same process and worked … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Skulls

Boo! Continue reading

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More Sketch Journaling

More Sketch Journaling. Even @nytimes @nytimesarts says it’s good for you! #sketchjournal #urbansketch Continue reading

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Little white pumpkins

A few weeks ago the kids brought home some mini pumpkins and gourds, ostensibly to paint cat faces on for halloween. But they ended up on my table being sketched and painted for a while. You might recall having seen some of these … Continue reading

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Inktober 2016: Week 1

Happy Inktober! Here is my first week in #inktober sketches. These first few are done on the road, so they’re almost all with my Sailor Fude Pen. At my local Starbucks one morning.. Dip pen, Hero Ink, and lots of finger-smudging. Messy … Continue reading

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Last week in little sketches

We’re into October already. Or maybe it’s InkTober to you? You’ve seen a  few of last week’s little sketches already in my Inktober post. Here are some more from the week that was. It must be fall, because the pears … Continue reading

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Last week in sketches: a mixed bag

It finally feels like fall in California. Cold, grey and even a bit rainy. You can tell from my sketches because they move indoors: two coffee shop sketches this week, both at places which are serving coffee in festive red cups. Already?? And a … Continue reading

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Fall Color Palette

You can tell it’s fall when the green disappears from my flickr stream. And, as it starts getting chilly outside, I start painting little still lifes on my kitchen counter.Because I hate the cold (yes, even what passes for ‘cold’ in California). Here … Continue reading

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