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The first week in Japan


It has been a good week, here are a few sketch so far, some quick, some more refined. The beauty of Travelsketching is that all are good.

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What a fun day


Thanks to the sketchers who joined Tricia and me for a relaxing afternoon of Tricia‚Äôs great food, a sip of wine, and of course some sketching. Sketching captures our moments and brings people together – it did today. Check out … Continue reading

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Sketching at the barn


We had a wonderful workshop last Saturday sketching a barn in Mukilteo, at the home of Ana, a generous sketcher and plein air painter. It filled so quickly that I never actually posted it on my site, so for those … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Workshop


We had a great group of sketchers at the Mukilteo Lighthouse. It is always a pleasure to see the work everyone produces, especially those for whom this is the first time they ever sketched. Thank you to all who came, … Continue reading

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Three reasons to dig out your viewfinder.


Someone may have given you one as a gift or you picked one up out of curiosity – a viewfinder. Or you were shown the neat trick of using your hands as a viewfinder, reminiscent of movie directors in comedies … Continue reading

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What is your sketching style?


If you follow sketching posts on the web you find that travel and urban sketchers are all over the place as far as technique, style, and content. Most artist in any medium will develop a style that is distinctly theirs … Continue reading

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Travelsketching at the Lighthouse – Workshop


At the Nature sketching workshop at the Mukilteo Gardens a few sketchers asked for another workshop, we settled on the Mukilteo Lighthouse to work on urban sketching and Puget Sound, so here it is. Hope you can come. Check out … Continue reading

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