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Santa Fe 2021: Part 1

First Impressions, Santa Fe Continue reading

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The Gift of a Really Cheap Sketchbook

I use and enjoy plenty of nice sketchbooks, books with lovely multi-media and 100% cotton watercolor paper. This book below isn’t one of them. The Midori Blank Notebook is about 4×6 inches, has 176 thin pages, and costs a little … Continue reading

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Vignettes Big and Small

Vignettes big and small.

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How Not to Draw this Symbol of a Car

How Not to Draw a Car (and some tips on drawing one too) Continue reading

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A short break in the Sierras, Part 2 of 2

More art from the Sierras. Continue reading

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A short break in the Sierras, Part 1 of 2

A few days in the Sierras. Continue reading

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A Day in Santa Cruz

Two weeks ago, I spent a whole day on the coast near Santa Cruz sketching with friends. When I haven’t been out drawing for a long time, I feel rusty. Not so much with my hands, because I’ve been drawing … Continue reading

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Taking a deep breath at Alviso Marina County Park

Alviso with friends on Election Day. Continue reading

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Book Release (and a free downloadable pdf)

My book “The Urban Sketching Handbook: Techniques for Beginners” releases today! (Also, a free downloadable pdf from the book) Continue reading

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People in my House

Drawing the big-little moments in my day. Continue reading

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