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Chichen Itza, of course.

Everyone that visits the Yucatan Peninsula goes to Chichen Itza.And it is as spectacular as it looks in all the photos you’ve seen. I think the trouble with sketching something I’ve seen so many photos of is that my sketch looks … Continue reading

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Coba

If you visit the Yucatan peninsula and have one of those crazy schedules where you can’t see more than one location with ruins ( I don’t recommend you do that, see as many as you can) then Coba would be … Continue reading

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Akumal Bay

Here’s what Trip Advisor said about Akumal Bay: If you are in Playa Del Carmen or Tulum a terrific day trip is the beach at Akumal Bay.  The beach has super white sand and the water is clear, with no waves … Continue reading

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The un-fun part of travelling

Not the most upbeat way to start a new year of blogging, I know. I love to travel. And I spent 10 (mostly) wonderful days in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico over winter break. But there’s some parts of travel, especially in … Continue reading

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Go There! San Jose Museum of Art

Haven’t been the the San Jose Museum of Art lately? Go now. So many reasons to go: Right now there’s a thought provoking and more than a little scary show called Covert Operations : Investigation the Known Unknowns (a term borrowed from a Donald Rumsfeld … Continue reading

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Mixing it up

I’ve been playing with mixing up my line, and working with multiple mark-making tools to create contrast. It’s fun to decide what to go with: Drawing moving people? Let’s go with the brush pen, it allows for loose, gestural line. … Continue reading

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Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines…

Ever happen to you? The day you have a bunch of deadlines looming is exactly the day you most want (need?) to sketch. That was today. My solution?: I worked at a corner table at my local Starbucks, and for every couple of hours of work, I took … Continue reading

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