Category Archives: Digital Sketching

70-20-10 – an art reality


Where I first heard of “70-20-10” eludes me, I know I did not come up with it though it reflects reality for those of us who create: 70% of what we sketch, paint or create will be mediocre or average, … Continue reading

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A Varied Journey


Sketching captures my thoughts and experiences then saves them for later reflection while enhancing the moment itself. Though I do have journals, it is clear that the traditional practice of faithfully recording the day’s events eludes me. Random thoughts get … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – July 2, 2021


It is hard to believe that 2021, this year that we looked forward to with such anticipation, is already half over. Washington State is now pretty much back to normal, masks and such still used by some, most trusting the … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – June 25, 2021


At the most basic level I am a sketcher, yes I paint and sell watercolors and acrylics, but in my soul I am a sketcher. Sketching captures the moment, expressing emotions better than a carefully constructed painting, because with sketching … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – May 14, 2021


Good week but not as much sketching due to time spent working on a wall mural commission, new territory for me but thanks to Procreate on iPad it is coming together. Liechtenstein is a place that I know very little … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – April 23, 2021


Spring continues to unfold, the trees just get greener, rhododendrons are starting to bloom, and the days get longer by about six minutes a day. One of the things I missed while in le confinement was lunches out and about, … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – April 16, 2021


The annual Spring Tease is on – a few days, even a week or two, of wonderful warm sun that entices us into thinking that spring and summer have arrived. Though I know that summer does not start around here … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – March 26, 2021


This week started and ended with some actual, not virtual, urban sketching. There was the last of the Nature Obscura sketches, some remembering of past travels, and dreams of future destinations when the skies and countries are open once again. … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – 12 March 2021


This week I travelsketched around the world, capturing the memories in paper sketchbooks and digitally on my iPad, savoring both. The experience is different on each; challenging as well as enjoyable. The weeks journey began in TrĂ´o, a small village … Continue reading

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