Monthly Archives: November 2014

Thinking of Duke’s on a snowy day

Sketching and sipping at Dukes Waikiki, wishing I was there, its cold here in Seattle.

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Dreaming of Spring

It’s a cold November, thinking of spring

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Some travel sketching tips,

So where do you begin travel sketching? Let’s start with a few tips I have found along the way. Have a focal point. What is it about the scene before you that makes you want to sketch it? I learned … Continue reading

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The view from Torii Mor in Oregon

The deck at Torii Mor gives you about 180 degrees of wonderful views of the Willamette Valley, with Mt Hood in the distance

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Wine O’Clock window

This painting was inspired by a wonderful lunch at favorite place, Wine O’Clock in Prosser, Washington. Part of the Bunnell Family Wineries, great food and wine. Try the flatbread with pear and other goodies, worth the drive from Seattle. Painting … Continue reading

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Morning latte

A pleasant morning at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Irvine

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The travel sketchers kit, Part 2

Your travel size paint set will most likely come with a paintbrush that is actually quite serviceable for the travel sketcher. Artists tend to love their brushes, some to the point of compulsiveness. There is nothing wrong with that that, … Continue reading

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