Tag Archives: urban sketches

Sign Painter, yup that’s me

Just a quick post linking to this piece that KQED’s ARTS section did on my sign-sketching obsession. Here is the video. And a link to a longer piece on their website. A big thank you to Creo Noveno for shooting … Continue reading

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Many thanks!

To everyone who came to the show on Sunday, or sent their wishes, thank you! It was lovely to see so many people turn up, share memories of the signs I’ve come to know through sketching them, buy books, and … Continue reading

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A book, a show, and a sketchcrawl

My vintage signs book is finally here (and yes, it’s for sale!) 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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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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Sketch Tour Portugal: Surf Edition II

Day 2 of Sketch Tour Portugal. The beaches of Santa Cruz and Baleal. Continue reading

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Cat sketching

Cats, cats and more cats… Continue reading

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