Tag Archives: urban

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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Usk Chicago 2017 Part 3: Painting Trees with Shari Blaukopf

Big shapes in watercolors an learning to mix greens in Shari Blaukopf’s workshop. Continue reading

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Only a month to go…

People sketching and an inspiring book… Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

Weeks of rain with almost no break. A 3-day weekend and no way to get out without getting wet. Perfect formula for cabin fever? Luckily, I can draw (and redraw) my family. And since they’ve all long since decided I am terrible … Continue reading

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Messing with perspective

Some thoughts on perspective. And on teachers, teaching and learning. Continue reading

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One last halloween post

Louise’s awesome front yard. Continue reading

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Only in San Francisco

It was a super warm day in San Francisco. This first sketch is done during the People and Places workshop in the city , which was a day after the one in Berkeley. At the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market, a location … Continue reading

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