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In your sketch kit: Summer 2017

I’m finally packing my sketch bag for the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Chicago. And I’m going with my smallest sketchbag to date. It’s a small Timbuk 2 Messenger, and I’ll carry just 2 sketchbooks: A large 9×12 wirebound Beta book … Continue reading

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Sketching with (almost) nothing

I pulled out my kit at home to sketch when my friend and fellow sketcher Uma visited. And (I’m blaming it on the wine, see empty glass on left?) then I forgot to put it back in my bag. So … Continue reading

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Packing for Manchester

Packing for my workshop in Manchester… Continue reading

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What’s in my sketch kit?

My sketch kit is my studio-in-a bag. Here’s what’s in it today. Continue reading

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Recent Obsessions. And Brush Pen Reviews.

There are themes I return to all the time, so I guess I have many recent obsessions. There’s vintage cars that I¬†understand nothing about but love the shapes of. And there’s vintage signage,¬†like this sign for the Sands Motel on … Continue reading

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Talking shop on parkablogs.com

When I need my fix of ‘talking shop’, I head over to Parkablogs to drool over artists’s tools: their nib pens and their obsessions with a particular color of ink, their favorite papers and sketchbooks. Parka takes a look into … Continue reading

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