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Sketch Journaling Workshop

Sketch journaling looks easy and fun. And it can be if you understand a few basics of drawing, perspective, watercolor, lettering and page design. You bring your personal style to journaling, and I help you understand  some basics to help your pages really shine! Continue reading

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Back at the San Jose Museum of Art

A visit to San Jose Museum of Art, and a new workshop in the making.#sjma #usk Continue reading

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Victorians

More sketching adventures with Liz Steel. One of the things I like about sketching with other sketchers is that I get to sketch different stuff from what I’d usually gravitate towards. I knew Liz had been sketching the Painted Ladies … Continue reading

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Pictures and Words

An obsession with pictures, words and mangonada. #mangonada #reportage #sanjoseeats #boudin
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Sign Painter, yup that’s me

Just a quick post linking to this piece that KQED’s ARTS section did on my sign-sketching obsession. Here is the video. And a link to a longer piece on their website. A big thank you to Creo Noveno for shooting … Continue reading

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Storytelling Sketches

I like to think of every sketch as a story. Not always a big one, with a grand plot and story arc. Stories can be quiet little everyday things tucked into bigger pieces.  Like this Saturday morning sketch at Social … Continue reading

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The week I didn’t sketch

It’s Friday evening and I feel like I haven’t really sketched all week, so I go look at my Instagram stream where I post stuff as I make it and it looks like I have sketched, it’s just that it’s … Continue reading

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