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Travel Sketching Workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico

Travel Sketching Workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico. 12 spots only on this amazing 6 day-5 night adventure! Sign up here: https://www.artleapadventures.com/sketchoaxacasuhita.html Continue reading

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Last week in sketches: a mixed bag

It finally feels like fall in California. Cold, grey and even a bit rainy. You can tell from my sketches because they move indoors: two coffee shop sketches this week, both at places which are serving coffee in festive red cups. Already?? And a … Continue reading

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Last little bits from Singapore

Little bits and pieces of my trip to Singapore that I haven’t posted yet… A page of quick figure sketches on a layover at Narita Airport, on my way to Singapore. Sailor Bent Nib Pen, and something I’ve been playing … Continue reading

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Calligraphic Sketching with Melanie Reim

I’ve wanted to take a workshop with Melanie Reim ever since I got a sneak-peek at her teaching in Barcelona. I love that she draws inspiration from her surroundings to explore mark-making and composition and I am fascinated by how much color and texture she brings … Continue reading

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Early morning sketching in Singapore

I’m just back from teaching a workshop at the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore ( more on that later). As always the experience was exhilarating, exhausting and left me buzzing with new ideas to explore. One of my favorite parts of the … Continue reading

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Sketching Goa: Part 6

One last post from Goa, India. Bits and pieces, little vignettes, my family, and a tree I love. Clothes hanging on a line to dry. On one side, a barbed wire fence holds up the line. On the other, a … Continue reading

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Drawing in layers

Working from Peet’s Tea and Coffee on a cold, wet day. The good part is I can take a quick break from work every so often and do a sketch. On the flip side, I don’t move to a new seat ( too much … Continue reading

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My current sketchkit

So many of you write in and ask what tools I work with, so I thought I’d post them here. My ‘studio’ lives in my bag, and is relatively compact: – A Windsor and Newton Travel sketch kit. I use … Continue reading

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