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Lemon.

A quick 10 minute rainy day sketch. Lemon! Continue reading

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Speed Sketching a Parade

Speed drawing a parade, guess where? A series of 8 4×6 inch sketches all done in about a half hour. I love sketching like this! (I did have to go sit at my fantastic vantage point about an hour and … Continue reading

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Last Bits and Pieces from Chennai

Anywhere in Chennai you see golden statues of the politician MGR. On the banner behind him is the Jayalalitha.  It’s a bit eerie, they’re everywhere. On a more normal note, here’s a sugarcane juice seller on a street corner. And … Continue reading

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Coffee in Chennai

When in Chennai, drink filter coffee. And if you can help it, make sure you grab some at a tiny corner shop that pours your coffee just right. (wish I’d captured that pour in a sketch: here’s an instructables step-by-step on how to … Continue reading

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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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