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The upside of never clearing up is that an eclectic assortment of things that pass through my life end up in “found arrangements” all over the house. Continue reading

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Looking back a little, and a lot.

Not quite the end of the year, but I’m taking my end-of-year break from blogging, wrapping up work for a week or two, and looking back a wee bit. If we have only met like this, on zoom, I hope … Continue reading

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Sketching a Teashop in Myanmar

A few days ago, I posted about doing a Sketching PlayLab livestream with Paul Wang, where we chatted and sketched from a photo. Here are some images from that session. The top of this image is the photo reference we … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the Dickens Fair: Ale and Tea

Ale or Tea? Take your pick. Continue reading

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Brown Ink

A switchup I made recently:  I filled one of my pens with Brown DeAtramentis Document Ink. When I used the ink, though, it looks a wee bit lighter and more burnt sienna-ish than the web sample shows. So I added … Continue reading

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Amsterdam: The first few days

I’m got to Amsterdam a few days before the Urban Sketchers Symposium. It gives me the chance to check out the location and figure some last minute details on the workshop I’m teaching. And, there’s time to slip in some … Continue reading

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Mostly black and white

My daily sketching practice has gotten a bit, shall we say, sketchy lately. So to try and get back to little studies last week, I decided to try and draw everyday: not big ambitious pieces, but with some focus: working … Continue reading

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Happy 2015. A week in drinks.

I am just back from a week-long road trip with my kids. Sketches coming soon, but here’s some of what we sipped last week. Hot tea in a paper cup in Pismo. I’m fascinated by the designs on these cups. Who designs … Continue reading

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Little Sketches

It’s been a week of little sketches for me: teacups and biscuits, and the first harvest from my backyard garden: 2 miniscule radishes. Orange Cinnamon Spice Tea, all the way from Seattle. In a Georges Briard Peony teacup. My friend Gail brought me … Continue reading

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