Tag Archives: urban sketchers

More sketching in the South Bay

Another great thing about having visiting sketchers? You end up meeting all your local sketching friends that you really should meet more often. Day 2 of sketching with Liz Steel , was an opportunity to meet up with Nina Khashchina and Gay … Continue reading

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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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