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Fixing the Leak

Our watering system sprang a big leak, which is not good when water conservation is as important as it is right now in California. It had to be fixed and I got to sketch my favorite home repairman in the process. 38 more words


How to be a better orator

Dear All,
An orator is a person who speaks publicly and can convey his/her ideas clearly and convincingly. Would you like to improve your oratory skills for a school, work, or even TedTalk presentation? 430 more words


Figure Drawing Practice

These are my favorite drawings from the figure drawing class at MECA in Portland.  I feel I was more successful on the shorter poses, in general.   33 more words

Figure Drawing For Artists

Figure Drawing For Artists: Making Every Mark Count

by Steve Huston

The two most fundamental concepts in Steve Huston’s approach to figure drawing are structure and gesture— 1,166 more words

Book Review

Knowing Trick

the instant
the minute
the gesture

your hand sketching goodbye

to be born
without the knowing trick


Laughter club

A good friend of mine Kylie Willows is a laughter yoga teacher. For many years we’ve been chortling, giggling, chuckling, snorting, cackling and belly laughing  our way through laughter classes. 277 more words

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