Board and Brush

  This is a sketch of Board and Brush, a wood painting studio. We had a snow storm yesterday and … More

Three Arches

My urban sketching group met at the Minneapolis Central Library recently. Although it was a fairly new amazing modern-looking building, … More

Snow and More Snow!

I ventured out to buy a new tube of watercolor paint from my favorite art store, Wet Paint, and parked … More

The Best Pretzel Ever

I recently went to the 3rd Act Brewery in Woodbury. It’s fairly new and I hadn’t tried it before. Our … More

A Little Pho

I made Pho last week. Pho is a Vietnamese soup with broth, noodles, meat, and vegetables. I sketched the ingredients … More


This post finds me musing about why my orchid doesn’t bloom. And, I had the opportunity to lead a short … More

Cold Weather Sketches

It has been wickedly cold this week. The lovely “polar vortex” which inhabited much of the Midwest and other states … More