April 19, 2015

Flowers and Mr. Bee

It was great fun to create a quick image with one of my favorite flowers and the bee.  The weather is getting warmer and my flowers […]
April 1, 2015

Creative Strategy: Mistake or Creative Change?

One of the common obstacles while learning to draw is the tendency to stop simply because you made a mistake. I would like to suggest that […]
March 9, 2015

Interior Line Drawing

Using a photograph of an interior space is great tool to for drawing a realistic interior.  Connie Riik, a local interior designer, allows me to use […]
February 23, 2015

Sketching Interiors Practice

The month of February is all about sitting in meetings for me.  Fortunately, I am attending these meetings and not facilitating them. This gives me an […]
February 11, 2015

Copic Color Apple Image

I am getting ready for my next Copic Marker class at Reddi-Arts which is our fabulous local art supply store.  In the last class, the inspiration […]
February 4, 2015

Copic Color Lilly Flowers

Enjoyed using Copic markers to add color to this image.  My inspiration was from a photograph that Chris Murray took in his backyard.  I added a […]
January 22, 2015

Front Door Copic Marker Rendering 2

Doors are one my favorite subjects to draw and this one comes from the historic neighborhood where I live.  While walking the dogs, I took a […]
January 18, 2015

Starbucks

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January 15, 2015

Call for Submissions: Think Fast Exhibit

Oh, this looks like fun, check it out!
January 13, 2015

Fun with Markers

Sometimes I just need to have some fun with my marker rendering work instead of taking it so seriously. This birthday card gave me the chance […]
December 30, 2014

Blog 2014 in review

Check out the 2014 annual report done by WordPress.com with stats of my blog. A big shout out to you for participating and knowing that you […]
December 24, 2014

Happy Holiday Card

Wishing You and Your Family A Joyful Holiday Season and the Very Best in the New Year!
December 3, 2014

Sketchbook Page Tip #1

When do you find time to practice your sketching?  This week I was able to have my sketchbook and drawing tools at several long meetings.  I […]
November 18, 2014

Leaves as a Series with Copic Markers

Still finding inspiration from the fall leaves that I pick up during my walk with the dogs around my neighborhood.  Perfect opportunity for me to quickly […]
November 12, 2014

Exterior Residential Copic Rendering

I had a housing developer contact me for a sample of my work.  They sent me one of their elevations to color render.  Here is the […]
November 5, 2014

Copic Marker Class

It was exciting for me to teach an introductory Copic marker class at Reddi-Arts this past Saturday morning.  I really enjoyed learning from the students as […]
October 23, 2014

Desk Design Line Drawing

I had an opportunity to submit this image as a guest artist for a perspective book that is being published in England.  It was fun to […]
October 15, 2014

Reddi-Arts Copic Marker Class

Want to get started using Copic Markers and learn some basic drawing techniques?  How about taking a Saturday morning class, November 1st from 10:00 – 12:00, […]
October 11, 2014

Copic Marker Fall Leaves Sketch

It is great fun to be filling my sketchbook pages with fall leaves that I collect on my walk with the dogs. I move the leaves […]
September 26, 2014

Interior Rendering using Copic Markers

The goal of this rendering was to have a unity of color and a variety of texture and pattern. It was started with a line drawing […]
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