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Poppies, Poppies and more Poppies!

Last week was poppy week. I taught a workshop based on a request to share this “loose and free” approach to flowers. What I loved most of all is that even though we all followed the same process and worked … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Skulls

Boo! Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets

Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: Life on the Streets Continue reading

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Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: My Favorite Church and a Colorful Street

Travel-Sketching Oaxaca: My Favorite Church and a Colorful Street Continue reading

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In the Sierras

2 days of painting in the Sierras. Continue reading

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In a Cemetery with South Bay Sketchers

Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, South Bay Sketchers and my no-dewey-Decimal book categorizing system. Continue reading

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A Summer Tradition (and line versus no line)

Thinking about line and no-line in the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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Weekend in Yosemite: Part 2

More from Yosemite National Park. This is a less-known view of Mirror Lake. Its probably only weeks now before it dries into a meadow. The more famous Mirror Lake vista reflects Half Dome in the still waters, but I sketched … Continue reading

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The week I didn’t sketch

It’s Friday evening and I feel like I haven’t really sketched all week, so I go look at my Instagram stream where I post stuff as I make it and it looks like I have sketched, it’s just that it’s … Continue reading

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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

A couple of weeks ago, I painted with friends at Almaden Quicksilver County Park. We picked what was probably the foggiest morning in the South Bay. Visibility was low, humidity was high and the view we planned on painting was … Continue reading

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