September 17, 2014

Front Door Copic Marker Rendering

Here is a rendering of a front door from my neighborhood that I see walking my dogs. I took a  snap shot on my phone and […]
September 11, 2014

Sketchbook Zinna Pages

Celia, my 5 year old neighbor next door, planted a batch of Zinna’s this summer which became my inspiration for a series of images in my […]
September 3, 2014

Sketchbook Page Turk's Cap Lilies

I am always looking for opportunities to find time to sketch.  This is sketchbook page that was done while traveling, in the car , up in […]
August 22, 2014

Copicart Interior Renderings

Great to have completed another rendered interior line drawing.  Here is a creative strategy that I use when working on an image that takes extra time […]
August 11, 2014

Mountain House Front Door Rendering

I was inspired to create an image of this old front door from a home that visited while in the mountains.  The door was actually salvaged […]
August 6, 2014

Ira Glass quote from Goodreads

It is helpful to reminded that doing creative work can be challenging.  Here is a quote that I find encouraging from Ira Glass which is posted […]
July 28, 2014

CEU Sketching for Design Solutions

This is a ten minute video showing the demonstration that is part of the CEU Sketching for Design Solutions.  It is Unit 3 – One-point perspective sketching […]
July 27, 2014

Copic Marker in Class Demonstration

Here are two images of marker demonstrations that were quickly done in class this summer. Each student had a copy of the line drawing and followed […]
July 16, 2014

Tulip Drawing with Copic Markers

Playing around with adding color to my drawings with copic markers. I am more comfortable using a subject that I am very familiar when learning to […]
July 8, 2014

Marker Sketch of a Front Door

I live in a historic neighborhood that is full of wonderful front door designs.  When I walk the dogs in the morning, we go by this […]
June 27, 2014

Amateur Commune Blog

Just discovered a wonderful blog filled with images called Amateur Commune.  Yiwei Peng is an urban sketching artist, photographer, violin player and traveler.  Here are three […]
June 22, 2014

Stephanie's Gallery Experience

Take a couple of minutes to hear the experience I had showing my work at a gallery open.  Here are some tips on over coming the […]
June 4, 2014

Copic Marker Rendered Sofa

I enjoyed rendering this sofa with the shiny finish in my sketchbook.  A photograph was used as a visual reference.  I find the wall finish to […]
June 1, 2014

Marker Rendering Video Demonstration Lamp with Table

Want to see a demonstration of how I rendered this image with Copic Markers?  Check out the 2o minute video clip found below.
May 6, 2014

Drawing Pears

Enjoying my online Sketchbook Skool class.  This image composition was inspired by the lessons of week #4 with Jane LaFazio.  I created a visual reference before […]
April 27, 2014

Berry Pie Sketch

  I have started to challenge myself to draw sketches during the week to capture memories and have fun.  I am inspired by my participation in […]
April 18, 2014

Urban Sketching in Avondale, Jacksonville Florida

Here is my latest urban sketch drawn on location.  Big fun Sunday morning walking my dogs down to our cute neighborhood shopping area. I had brunch […]
April 12, 2014

Interior Rendering with Copic Markers

Working with Copic markers to practice rendering my interior line drawings. Here are a couple of techniques I use when learning to render with a new […]
April 2, 2014

Big Orange Cat Drawing Assistant

Do you have a supervisor that assists you with your art work?  I really enjoy drawing at the house in my little studio room.  I will […]
March 27, 2014

Hand Drawing by Christopher M. Good

It was great to meet Christopher M. Good at the Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) conference recently.  He is an interior designer who has a successful […]
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