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When Is It a Good Time to Sketch in Pencil?

Usually I answer the question “When is it a good time to sketch in pencil?” simply by saying “Never.” I reside in the camp of, sketch in ink, live with the odd-off strokes, the pentimento. Use it all to train your eye. But sometimes you want really smooth lines, or don’t want to risk missing […]

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Color Pencil Loves Watercolor

  Color pencil loves watercolor (and gouache) because they dry to a surface that still allows the application of color pencil. And when you use the color pencil with light pressure on top of dry watercolor passages on a slightly textured paper you get a lovely broken color effect. (You can see that in the […]

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The Weird Connectivity of the World

A few years ago I sketched this man a couple times from different photos I found on the Sktchy App, now called Museum by Sktchy. After I posted them (both done within a few days of each other and posted at the same time) a local friend wrote to me and told me that I […]

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Pushing a Sketch

It’s very rare that I don’t finish a sketch. If something goes awry during the sketching I typically keep pushing just so I can see what’s possible. I learn a lot at moments like that. On this date I was using a granulating blue on a pen sketch of a little black dog. I usually […]

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Different Drawing Approaches for the Same Subject

Just this week I was asked by nine people how I start my drawings. I use different approaches to start my drawings depending on what pen I’m using, the paper size, and even just how I feel my eyes are doing on any given day. For a more detailed response I explain that I have […]

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A Project on Projects: Do It Anyway December

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I Need To Draw More Cats

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When Your Pen Leaks Make It a Feature

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Detail of color pencil sketch on Stonehenge Aqua Hot Press.

Stonehenge Aqua Review Part 3—Color Pencil on the Hot Press Surface

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It’s Fun To Change Media Now And Then

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