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Winter Concerts

End of year is also concert season for the kids. These first sketches are from a recital that my daughter’s violin teacher holds every holiday season. It was a small, intimate setting, so I didn’t pull out my watercolors. A pen, … Continue reading

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Reportage illustration with just 3 tools

Reportage illustration with one pen, one pencil and small journal. Continue reading

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Annual Art Show, Part 2

More music sketches… Continue reading

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Annual Art Show

Sketching art and artists Continue reading

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Concert Time

One hundred and twenty 3rd graders play the recorder, all together… Continue reading

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Portraits for a Fundraiser

Every year, my kid’s elementary school has a fundraiser and I paint little portraits to raise money for school. It’s 3 minute portraits at 5 dollars a portrait. Today I painted 40 of them in 4 hours. Here are some photos from the … Continue reading

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Surprise Sketches are the Best

Sometimes the unplanned stuff is the best. Early at school to pickup my kids today (that almost NEVER happens) and what do I see? Our local middle school Chamber Orchestra playing under the redwood trees. I dug out a piece of taupe-colored, accordion-folded paper and … Continue reading

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