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Hairdos on Television

Don’t get me started. Hairdos on television. So many, so little time. Here’s a sketch of one of my favorite young actors, Marcus Scribner, who plays “Junior” on “Black-ish.” Through the seasons he’s had different hairstyles. His headgear obscures much of the hairdo here, but I was struck by the small dreads just appearing over […]

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Cupcakes—Thoughts and an Upcoming Demo

There’s a bakery in the same building as my eye doctor’s downtown office. I made a lot of trips to his office last year. Dick drove me. Then on the walk down from the eye doctor’s office to the parking ramp I often suggested a stop at the bakery to buy some “life-drawing” models. Don’t […]

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Did You Follow My Advice Over The Weekend?

  Did you follow my advice over the weekend? Did you sketch and then savor the bits that worked out? I couldn’t resist following up my post with a sketch that didn’t work (the likeness is off and the facial features are too elongated), but I love it. I also don’t mind that it’s on […]

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Protected: Post-Project Let Down: What To Do About It

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I Test the COLOR Ink Tombow Fudensuke Pens

    In November an email blast from Jet Pens mentioned Tombow Fudenosuke pens were available in COLORS!!!! I ordered a set of 10 (which includes a black—you can see the list of colors on my test page at the right. Click on the image and you can cycle through enlargements.) I’ve done several sketches […]

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Protected: I Launch a Patreon Site for Sketching and Painting Videos

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Sketching Faces: When You Feel You’ve Hit A Plateau

    I sketch a ton of faces. I look back over the years and see how my approach to sketching faces has changed, how it’s constantly evolving. Often students write to me about experiencing a plateau in their drawing efforts. They feel that they have achieved a level of skill at which they remain […]

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Protected: In Context—Richard’s Elbow

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Fun with Watercolor: Sometimes It’s Best To Use as Little Water as Possible

    To finish today’s sketch I used as little water as possible with my watercolors on a non-wet-media paper. This post shows you the ink sketch, the painted face, and then my decision to paint a background of color behind the face.  What this post can’t really show you is how much fun I […]

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Some Dog Sketches on Canson 180

      What better way to test a paper than with some dog sketches on Canson 180? In the sketches today I used a Sailor Fude Fountain pen (containing Platinum Carbon Black ink) and watercolor to make quick sketches from dogs on the Sktchy App.  The scans show paper buckling caused by the wet […]

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