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Urban Fall

In San Jose California, where I live, it’s always like this: warm, almost hot, at the start of November. And then just like that one day, the trees are gorgeous colors and the air is crisp. A couple of days … Continue reading

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How to sketch in 5 minutes

Have I mentioned I love sketching people? People are walking, breathing, texting stories, and I love drawing them. The trouble is you never know when they will get up and go.  So this is how I work when I don’t … Continue reading

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Back at the San Jose Museum of Art

A visit to San Jose Museum of Art, and a new workshop in the making.#sjma #usk Continue reading

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Victorians

More sketching adventures with Liz Steel. One of the things I like about sketching with other sketchers is that I get to sketch different stuff from what I’d usually gravitate towards. I knew Liz had been sketching the Painted Ladies … Continue reading

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More Sketch Journaling

More Sketch Journaling. Even @nytimes @nytimesarts says it’s good for you! #sketchjournal #urbansketch Continue reading

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Snatched Sketches

Snatched Sketches. Most of my sketching happens in  little everyday stuff, snatched moments. I’m most likely to experiment and improvise, take notes and think about stuff like this… #everydaysketches #smallsketch Continue reading

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Blurring the Lines: Painting & Sketching

Blurring the Lines: Painting & Sketching. Does it matter what you call it? #artquestion Continue reading

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