Tag Archives: urban sketching

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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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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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 VI

And just like that, it’s the very last day of Sketch Tour Portugal… Continue reading

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Experiments with Ink and Water

I’ve never enjoyed using a water brush to paint with. But I’ve recently discovered that I quite enjoy it as a drawing tool. Continue reading

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Surprising Santa Fe: Potter’s Pink Adobe

If you paint in watercolors, don’t go to Santa Fe without Potter’s Pink in your palette. YOu’ll need it to paint all the wonderful colors you see in adobe structures everywhere. Even when I wanted to achieve warmer more ochre-based … Continue reading

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