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This is the first sketch on the gray paper I did this day. I started with red pencil, but abandoned it because I didn't like the red on the paper. I went instead to the Pentel Brush pen.

Summer Chicken Sketch Out with Metro Sketchers

Earlier this summer a local Minneapolis couple who keep chickens invited Metro Sketchers over to their home—they have 6 chickens! Sketchers filled the yard on fold out and lawn chairs while the chickens weaved in and about nibbling on cracked corn sprinkled on the grass. One chicken decided that my wash water (which didn’t have […]


Ken Avidor on Toned Paper

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Sketch Out at the Science Museum of Minnesota with Metro Sketchers and Wet Paint

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Another Visit to Como Zoo—Metro Sketchers Is One Year Old

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Metro Sketchers Visit A Native Species Garden

Above: My warm up sketch of a milkweed plant. (Pentel Pocket Brush pen in a handmade journal that's 6.5 x 6.75 inches, so the spread is 13 inches wide.) Drawing with a PPBP is always a pleasure, but I have to say that on a warm day the ink glides out in a way that […]

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