Sketchbook

July Sketches

I did a few sketches these past weeks, as I am finding my new style. There was a lawn service…

A Thing for Umbrellas

I have a thing for umbrellas. I’m not sure if it’s their shapes, their bright colors, or the way they…

Mulberry Street

Last Sunday, I participated in Urban Sketcher’s Chicago virtual sketch-out. We were tasked with sketching and showing our process and…

Graphic Humor

I have learned a bit about graphic humor in my class. Finding humor can be challenging, but always makes more…

Upper Landing Park Elements

After experimenting with my tall elevator tower sketches (previous post), I went back a second day to Upper Landing Park…

“Wobbly” lines

“Wobbly Lines.” “Wonky Lines”. I have been hearing these phrases for awhile and especially in my sketching class with Oliver…

Playing Around…

I continue to learn to loosen up with my sketching…¬† I have painted realistic skies in the past. But with…

Around Town

Sketching locally is always fun when I don’t want to venture too far, and there are usually things to discover.¬†…