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Colusa, California

Two days in Colusa, California. Continue reading

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The New Normal

Working behind plexiglass screens at the reception desk. A spare desk with a jar of clean pens and a tray for dirty ones. A giant bottle of hand sanitizer and a box of tissues prominently displayed. Big yellow stickers explain, politely, the new rules of engagement. Continue reading

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Drawing the kids again

As this country seems to go completely crazy (and I’m not just talking Covid here) , I turn to home and to the kids in my sketches to find some sense of sanity. The everyday feels sane, and the kids losing themselves in their books, games and music is what I sketch. Continue reading

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Small, orange, and never still

This is Samson. Not so small, actually. And often still. Until I decide to draw him. Then he will come sit on my book. Or walk away. But I don’t give up so easily, I’ll follow him around with my … Continue reading

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink

A triad of colors, a reed pen and lots of texture. Oh, and the kitchen sink. Continue reading

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Pen and Ink: On Location and in Studio

Drawing on location, repeating at home Continue reading

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Fall, Continued.

Fall Colors continued Continue reading

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Still More Fall Colors

Fall Colors Continue in Almaden. And some thoughts on why I use the Stillman & Birn Beta Sketchbook.
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More Fall Colors

Still more Fall colors in Almaden. Continue reading

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Fall in Almaden

Fall in Almaden Continue reading

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