Sketchbook Blog

Inktober Selections

In order to get into a better daily sketching habit, I decided to try Inktober this year. You can read…

Weekend In Chicago

Last weekend I was in Chicago visiting my son. Coming from a suburb in the Twin Cities, I find Chicago…

Franconia Sculpture Park

I went to the Franconia Sculpture Park a couple weeks ago with Urban Sketchers Twin Cities. This 50-acre park houses…

Catching Up…

I’ve been pretty busy the last few weeks, and though I haven’t posted for awhile, I have been sketching. I…

Dog Days of Summer

My dog is an old yellow lab and I have nicknamed her “Duchess” (not her real name), as she has…

Madeline Island Retreat

I had the opportunity to attend the Urban Sketching Retreat at Madeline Island a couple weeks ago. Hosted by the…

Fun With A Fude Pen

I’ve been a Faber-Castell Pitt fineliner pen user for many years and haven’t strayed much. These pens are very nice…

Custer Concertina

I decided to try something new on a recent 5-day trip to Custer State Park, South Dakota. I have seen…