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Usk 2017 Part 8: Farewell Chicago!

Five days in the city, and I’d never been as far as the river (which was only a 10 minute  walk north of my hotel). So when the Symposium was done, that’s where  I headed. This is Marina City, but … Continue reading

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Usk Chicago 2017 Part 7: One final sketchcrawl

Sketches from the last sketchcrawl in Grant Park. I stayed close to the John Logan Statue since I knew we had to meet there for one final photo. Here’s that statue, sketched from the north, sitting by myself in the park, … Continue reading

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Usk Chicago 2017 Part 3: Painting Trees with Shari Blaukopf

Big shapes in watercolors an learning to mix greens in Shari Blaukopf’s workshop. Continue reading

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Usk Chicago Part 2: Chicago Theater and the L

Morning sketches at the Symposium. Continue reading

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In your sketch kit: Summer 2017

I’m finally packing my sketch bag for the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Chicago. And I’m going with my smallest sketchbag to date. It’s a small Timbuk 2 Messenger, and I’ll carry just 2 sketchbooks: A large 9×12 wirebound Beta book … Continue reading

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Kauai, first impressions

Kauai, back again after 17 years… Continue reading

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A day in San Francisco

Golden Gate Park, and Much at SFMoMA Continue reading

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