Category Archives: Sketch

Don & Woody

I don’t know why I don’t spend more time sketching portraits. I enjoy the process and marvel at the way the slightest tilt of eyebrow or corner of the mouth can thoroughly change the expression and character of a subject. … Continue reading

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2017: Focus on Travel Sketching

I’m getting more serious about travel sketching this year, having enjoyed it immensely during our past 2 sojourns to Italy in 2014 & 2016. To that end, I’m taking Liz Steel’s online course called “SketchingNow Foundations”. You can check out … Continue reading

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I’m challenging myself to create one pen & ink sketch every day for the month of October. “INKTOBER” is an annual challenge on the web that has thousands of participants.  It is meant to train hand-eye coordination, improve sketching speed … Continue reading

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Taki Sketch

Find out about Taki in this post on ! Continue reading

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Everyday is Valentine’s Day

Here’s a cheerful post on – “Everyday is Valentine’s Day”! Continue reading

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Jack’s Old Barn

Why did I skip my daily walk to the creek today? Check out to find out!
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October 12: One Sneaker, One Boot

When you’re two, putting on your own shoes is a big accomplishment.  This little girl told me all about it … in German … which I don’t speak.  There was no mistaking her pride though, and I cherish the moment. … Continue reading

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