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Orange Skies

An utterly orange bizarre day Continue reading

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Too Quick

The hardest stuff to sketch is something that happens only once and for not very long at all. Like this truck stopping in front of my house to deliver some chairs for the backyard. You’d think it takes a while … Continue reading

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Drawing the Kids

Drawing my kids, over and over. Continue reading

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Pocket Book

Small book = Lots of Sketching Continue reading

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Trees

Trees in different techniques. Continue reading

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More Mendocino Sketches

A few more sketches from Mendocino. I started this first sketch at the beach at Russian Gulch State Park. But we didn’t stay long, so I only got as far as adding a bit of color and added the dark … Continue reading

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Backyard Sketches

Backyard sketches: agapanthus, fences and chairs. Continue reading

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Summer Mornings are the Best

I love the long days of summer. The middle of the day is really hot but the mornings are glorious. I’ve taken to having my first cup of chai on the front steps of the house which face west and are still cool and shady in the morning. Continue reading

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Van Life

Van Life. Missing summer travel, painting vans in the neighborhood. Continue reading

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San Jose’s Pig Lights Up!

San Jose’s Pig Lights Up! And, Sharkie draws a selfie. Continue reading

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