Sketchbook Blog

Logging The Hours

I’ve sketched in a variety of places this month. I think it’s helpful to keep a calendar and write down…

April Art

I haven’t posted in awhile because I spent the beginning of April getting back into acrylic painting. I wanted to…

Sanibel Sketches

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of getting out of cold Minnesota and heading south to Sanibel Island,…

A Favorite Tool

I got Platinum Carbon black permanent ink for my Sailer Fude pen recently. I’ve been using Noodler’s Lexington gray, but…

Sketching In Warmth

A few weeks ago, I shared about sketching outdoors in the cold. Now I want to share about sketching in…

Art Shanty Projects

Last weekend, I attended the Art Shanty Projects at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. This is a large celebration of art…

Top 10 Sketches of 2021

The countdown to 2022 is hours away now! And I thought I’d share my top 10 sketches for the year.…

Final Paintings Done!

I have reached my goal of painting 8 2’x2′ acrylics by the end of December. Paintings 1-3 were in a…

Odds and Ends

I am sharing a few “odds and ends” sketches from this fall… basically they didn’t make an earlier post, but…