Tag Archives: urban sketching

On assignment @ Hoot & Howl

You know you have a dream gig when it’s so much fun you think “I get paid to do this?“. That was my Saturday evening: reportage sketching at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo‘s Hoot & Howl fundraiser. Hoot & Howl  is … Continue reading

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A colorful week

Some colored, some charcoal, some watercolor … lots of (local) color… Continue reading

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Happenings this week

Wet-in-wet watercolor + drawing people. Always makes me happy. Continue reading

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Family Camp at Bass Lake: 2 of 2

More from Skylake Camp at Bass Lake, California. Two takes on the cabins we slept in. Really basic, bunks that we laid our sleeping bags on, no electricity. But so much more comfortable (and warmer) than sleeping in a tent! … Continue reading

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Family Camp at Bass Lake: 1 of 2

I’m reluctant to say “Here are sketches of my weekend at Family Camp.” Because, while I did sketch and paint through the weekend, in no way does what you see come close to capturing the spirit of Skylake Camp. I … Continue reading

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Usk 2017 Part 8: Farewell Chicago!

Five days in the city, and I’d never been as far as the river (which was only a 10 minute  walk north of my hotel). So when the Symposium was done, that’s where  I headed. This is Marina City, but … Continue reading

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Usk Chicago 2017 Part 6: Public Art

Yes there’s The Bean, that most famous piece of public art in downtown Chicago. But that wasn’t my favorite piece. I loved Crown Fountain, (but I really think it should have been named The Spitting Fountain) It’s an interesting piece … Continue reading

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