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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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Painting with Tom Hoffmann, again: 2 of 3

The Marin Headlands were¬†a challenge to paint: at once both simple in shape yet so atmospheric… and then, there was the wind! I painted #1 and #2 in parallel. Attempt #3 (below) was painted because I wasn’t so happy with … Continue reading

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What’s in my sketch kit?

My sketch kit is my studio-in-a bag. Here’s what’s in it today. Continue reading

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Lemon.

A quick 10 minute rainy day sketch. Lemon! Continue reading

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A quick approach to mixing skintones

Every so often I get asked what colors I use to mix skintones. And my first response is “It depends on the skintone and the light”. While that’s true, there still is a loose color-mixing strategy I start with, and … Continue reading

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