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No sketching

The last couple of weeks seemed like a no-sketch weeks. But then I looked through my sketchbooks and there’s been a few sketches I managed to slip in. Nothing big, nowhere exotic. A bunch of places I’ve sketched at before and … Continue reading

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The calm after the storm.

Right now feels like the calm after the storm. Or maybe just before the next one. Sketching at home after a big trip is always hard. Looking for the interesting in the everyday means getting back into the practice of … Continue reading

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Cambodia: A colorful Buddhist temple in Siem Riep

Wat Preah Ang is alive with color and life. The detailing on the roofs reminded me of flourishes at the end of calligraphic strokes. And the maximalist approach to decoration was a delightful change from the subdued palette of weathered rock at the Angkor … Continue reading

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Cambodia: Angkor Wat

If the temples of Angkor are huge, complex, and really hard to capture, then Angkor Wat just takes it to another level. We’ve all seen this iconic structure in photographs before. But walking in through those gates is overwhelming. So overwhelming, … Continue reading

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Cambodia: The markets of Siam Riep

The main market of Siam Riep covered a whole block. Around it’s perimeter were stalls that mostly sold dry good, like this seller of tens of varieties of rice. And this cart selling satay. But the inside of the market is … Continue reading

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Calligraphic Sketching with Melanie Reim

I’ve wanted to take a workshop with Melanie Reim ever since I got a sneak-peek at her teaching in Barcelona. I love that she draws inspiration from her surroundings to explore mark-making and composition and I am fascinated by how much color and texture she brings … Continue reading

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All my Waterloo Street Sketches

More from the Urban Sketchers Symposium, Singapore. When you teach a workshop on Waterloo Street 3 days in a row, and you demo at every one of the workshops, and you go in a day early and draw on location, and draw … Continue reading

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