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Porto Registration: February 17th

The Urban Sketchers International Symposium 2018 is in Porto, Portugal this year. Registration opens on 17th February, Saturday, 15:00hrs GMT (yes, that’s this weekend) and usually fills up really soon. If you’re planning on attending, find out more about the symposium here. Once … Continue reading

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Friday Catchup

It’s been a rare not a single sketch this week kinda week. So here’s some catchup posting of stuff from last week. This house on Reed and 7th street, in downtown San Jose: I’ve been wanting to draw it for a … Continue reading

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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

A couple of weeks ago, I painted with friends at Almaden Quicksilver County Park. We picked what was probably the foggiest morning in the South Bay. Visibility was low, humidity was high and the view we planned on painting was … Continue reading

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Coffee Shop Sketches to wrap up the year

‘Tis the season for drawing in coffee shops. Because I’m a cold wimp. So come 60-ish degree weather (yes that’s cold) I’m headed indoors. Drawing in coffee shops is a great way to start at people drawing, if you find … Continue reading

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Life Happens

After a long break, some everyday sketches… Continue reading

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Persimmon

Every year I’m excited about a fruit I never eat. It’s persimmon. I just love drawing and painting it, and when it’s persimmon season, it’s time for Nina Khashchina and me to visit Gay Kraeger. If you’ve been journalling or … Continue reading

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El Mac in San Jose

San Jose has a new mural by the artist El Mac. You might know him by his large scale work in Montreal, in Vietnam, and many, many other places in the world… It was pretty special to hear him talk … Continue reading

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