Tag Archives: urban sketching

Texture, Texture and more Texture

Texture is everywhere in my work this year. In a year that the pandemic took away my ability to touch things everywhere I go, that sense of touch worked it’s way back into my art. Continue reading

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Urban Sketching workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico: People Alive!

Urban Sketching workshop in the Farmers’ Market of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Register here:
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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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Sketching Santa Fe

Join me for three magical days of sketching on location in Magical Santa fe, New Mexico. Sept 29, 30 and Oct 1st, 2021. Hurry, only a few seats remain! Continue reading

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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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Looking through a fence

In trying to put this scene on paper, perhaps I was trying to solve the wrong problem: I wasn’t really interested in drawing the fence. I was interested in the experience of looking through the fence at this view beyond. Continue reading

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Spring in California

Painting Mustard Fields Continue reading

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Colusa, California

Two days in Colusa, California. Continue reading

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People on the Streets

On wearing (and sketching) masks Continue reading

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Accordion Fold Books

A walk and aa accordion-fold book Continue reading

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