Author Archives: Terry - theTravelsketcher

About Terry - theTravelsketcher

I talk, I write, I draw, I travel and eat, that is what these sites are all about.

A painting of hope


There are dark skies these days, it is in times like these that the light is brighter and the flowers most appreciated, I cling to that. This is an acrylic on a 9×12 canvas, prints available. Advertisements

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Flowers in Newberg, thanks Pete


I never tire of flowers, they are right up there with landscapes and buildings. My friend Pete Miller posted a photo on FB, I asked if I could do a sketch, thankfully he said yes.

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My new pochade box finally came!


My last blog described my transition to theTravelsketcher. Today my gift to myself finally came – Amazon left the unit number off the address, resulting in an extra day of unwelcome delayed gratification. My SOHO Urban Artist Pochade Box arrived … Continue reading

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How I became theTravelsketcher


Twenty-five years ago, this coming January, I boarded a plane at SEATAC airport headed to Racine Wisconsin. Prior to that I had been to Mexico twice, and flights for business in the Western States – a business traveler yet not … Continue reading

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Travel sketches vs urban sketches, and what about plein air?


The teapot in Bath, and a street in Kyoto are both travel sketches yet they do not qualify as urban sketches. The teapot was done on location yet it does not qualify for an urban sketch due to the content. … Continue reading

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Fall colors and bare branches


Looking out the window on a blustery fall morning. An abstract collage of color with bare branches crisscrossing the scene.

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Inktober 1-3


Every October pen and ink folks do a sketch a day from a list of prompts. This is my first year, hear are the first three days sketches.

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