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Capturing Halloween and crowd chaos

Pitt Artist Pen, watercolor on HP paper in 6 X 6″ sketchbook

There’s something about the folks in Occidental, this lovely woodsy community in west Sonoma County (and 15 min. 256 more words

Travel Sketchbooks

Sketch-Fright, Cheap Sketchbooks And The Desire To Be Famous

Drawing is a scary thing. I know writers think writing is scary and I agree it is, or can be, and sometimes I find it scary too – but a page of writing is hidden from view until it’s read, and then it reveals itself slowly word by word. 702 more words


Tips for Sketching People in Public

Drawing in public has been a taunting task for me; I feared the outside judgment and the fact that my failures will easily be exposed. Nevertheless, I knew that sketching people from their natural positions, facial expressions and movements is a valuable learning experience to more lifelike drawings. 490 more words


Livesketch - Ken

A friend did a video-chat with a class I’m teaching. I practiced some gesture drawing, learning from Marc Taro Holmes‘ course on Craftsy, titled Sketching People in Motion (I HIGHLY recommend this course – it’s fantastic). 58 more words

Brush Pen

By the sea, by the sea ...

We spent yesterday at at Surf Beach near Bateman’s Bay, on the NSW South Coast, just under two hours drive from Canberra. It was our first official swim of the summer and we plan to make a few more trips over the coming weeks. 295 more words


A seated figure sketched while waiting for a couple of minutes at the Sports Village at Bath University; I used the rest of the page to test inks on top of paint. 35 more words

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