Category Archives: class

Workspace Voyeur: Desktop Diaries

I am a workspace voyeur… I was sent this YouTube video on Oliver Sacks Desk, and what is even better, it is a series. Desk Porn. Back to watching… Many of us spend more waking hours at our desk than … Continue reading

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#18 on the Top Sketch Websites!

Top 50 Sketch Websites & Blogs For Sketchers & Artists Woot!  I made #18 on the top sketch blogs for sketchers! I am not usually interested in awards but this is comparing me with some people who I think are … Continue reading

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Tools: Organization

I am one of those super-organized people. Even before I was an architect. I hear about how hard it is for people to keep track of their images — if on the puter. Understand I am not a Pinterest fan. … Continue reading

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VSW: Alamo, a Fast Study

In an effort to begin to discuss how I look at buildings in order to begin to draw them, I took an image of the Alamo and dissected it.  Most of this I do by simply looking, but what helps … Continue reading

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Lino Printing with Tracey Fletcher King

I am SO excited: I am taking Tracey Fletcher King’s Lino Printing classes! She is informed, fun, silly, and talented, and is teaching TWO levels, and as I’ve never tried this whole lino-printing thang I am excited to learn from … Continue reading

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Tools: Filling Ink Converters

This post is for Deb. Filling and cleaning go hand-in-hand. Goulet offers the pen cleaning package! Goulet has amazing videos and I highly recommend Fountain Pens 101. I was crazy not to take the time to watch the whole series … Continue reading

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I’ve got a Patreon Page!

I’m getting ready to begin teaching, and so, drumroll…. I launched my Patreon page! Yes, here I am asking for your support and money… I support two artists, one on Patreon. For the cost of a coffee out, I contribute … Continue reading

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