Sketchbook Blog

A Thing for Bright Colors

I’ve always been attracted to brightly colored objects when I am out sketching. I notice signs, chairs, roofs, food trucks,…

Places in Time

Here are a couple sketches I did recently, when the weather has been a little warmer and cabin-fever has prompted…

Bermuda Memories

I did a “Winter Getaway” sketch prompt with our local Urban Sketchers chapter. I chose some pictures from a vacation…

Textures!

This is a pretty simple post, I’m sharing some recent sketches where I worked on textures. Textures are everywhere! I…

Fun Foods

Sometimes I’m inspired to sketch fun foods. My inspiration started a couple weeks ago with sketching for a prompt. I…

Bonsai and Succulent

It’s the dead of winter, -17 degrees F this morning when I was out and about. Lately, I’ve taken to…

Venice

I posted an event for our sketching group last weekend on Venice. Urban Sketchers did an online episode that featured…

Portrait Party!

I participated in a sketching portrait party this past week. I have tried these in-person a few times, they are…

Orchid TLC

I am not a green thumb with houseplants. But for some reason, I can manage orchids. I have watched YouTube…

Red, White, and New!

I recently watched a USK Talks Season 2 show on YouTube that was about reportage. I added the link here…