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More Poinsettias

I was sketching a houseguest but having trouble conveying her depth and personality.  Impulsively, I brought in a poinsettia and drew it on both sides of her.  88 more words

Body Language

Watching the dancers

This is a revision of a sketch from a wedding last week. The original sketch did not tell a story, which is one of my goals for this blog, so I made a few changes. 108 more words

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Meet the beautiful people

So I’ll confess – I’m kind of addicted to Doctor Radio on Sirius XM. The satellite radio show from the NYU medical center features programs dedicated to different medical specialties, with opportunities for calling in and talking to medical experts. 587 more words



Reunions mean catching up on all the news in a deep and sincere way by people who care about each other. Improving my skill at telling a story through image is my major goal for this blog and I kept thinking about how to convey something as complex as a family reunion as I sketched throughout the day. 149 more words

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This can't be the optimal control of the quantum oscillator, can it?

This is the fourth day I listened on the sideline as two scientists pursued an elusive relationship among their equations. Many of my sketches are about the visual beauty of people learning and thinking together. 111 more words

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Learning at a store

I happened to be in another place today where learning was going on and I was able to quickly sketch it.  I was getting technical help at the computer store, as was the customer adjacent to me.   113 more words

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Happy Halloween!

This is a fast sketch of trick-or-treaters.  It is a mess but captures the fun of the evening.  I quickly jotted down movement with a brush pen and later added watercolor and watercolor pencil. 56 more words

Showing Emotion Through Body Language