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Keepers of Memories, Stories and Lesson Plans

Sketch Journals as Keepers of Memories, Stories and Lesson Plans. Continue reading

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Wine and Watercolors

Watercolor sketches on wine labels. Continue reading

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A little wander down the coast: Part 3

A little wander down the coast: Part 3. Wrapping up. And, unfinished sketches. Continue reading

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A little wander down the coast: Part 2

A little wander down the coast: Part 2, Point Lobos and Pismo Beach #pismobeach #centralcoast #urban sketch #pointlobos Continue reading

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A little wander down the coast: Part 1

A little wander down the coast: Part 1, Pismo Beach #pismobeach #centralcoast #urban sketch Continue reading

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Drawing the Music

Here is what I know about drawing a live performance: you don’t just draw the musicians, you draw the music. Continue reading

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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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