June 11, 2015

Creative Strategy Striving for Perfection

A perfectionist is a person who “strives for or demands the highest standards of excellence in work, especially in his or her own work.” Striving for […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 10, 2013

Hand drawing is coming back!

Here is an image from a publication called Architects’ Sketchbooks,  text by Will Jones and forward by Narinder Sagoo that I found on artbook.com. You know […]
April 8, 2013

Paul Heaston Line Drawings

Wow!  Paul Heaston is an awesome illustrator and artist.  I am so mesmerized by his style and his line drawing technique is amazing. The point of […]
January 17, 2013

A Snapshot of Brad Young's Art

I am excited to have just discovered  Brad Young’s Art blog site which is full of his wonderful hand drawings.  What an inspiration!  He is located […]
December 30, 2012

Kayak Trip Drawings

Had an opportunity to travel to Canada for a primitive camping kayak trip several years ago. We were off the coast of Vancouver Island, part of […]
December 13, 2012

Fabulous Seattle Sketcher

Wouldn’t you like a little free library in your neighborhood? I think the Seattle Sketcher, Gabriel Campanario, does the best job writing interesting articles that include […]
November 12, 2012

Types of Sketches & Drawings

I just found a fun post on  idsketching.com, that identifies the different types of sketching and drawing.  The sketch on the left represents personal communication.  Often […]
October 8, 2012

Visual notes by Charles Eames

I was excited to find this image that illustrates the design process of Charles Eames.  This was originally used in a design article written by him. […]
October 4, 2012

Doodle Definition

Richie provides an excellent definition of doodling on his blog Inspired by Design Rich Works.  The image above is one of the doodle art examples shown […]
July 16, 2012

James Gulliver Handcock

Just love the fun flavor, point of view and humor in this drawing.  James Gulliver Hancock is based in Sydney, Australia, and Brooklyn, N.Y., he is […]
July 12, 2012

Multiview Drawing

Here is my latest drawing challenge, a pair of  binoculars. I originally started sketching them in a perspective point of view and found it too confusing […]
May 10, 2012

Sketching Adventures by Liz

Just discovered a wonderful artist who has several cafe interior watercolor sketches.  The image above is by Liz Steel from Sydney, Australia.  This is her favorite […]
April 13, 2012

Drawing Inspiration from Everyday Life

Shari Blaukoff is a graphic designer and teacher.  She has challenged herself to add an image everyday to her blog, The Sketchbook.  It is inspiring to […]
March 30, 2012

Tradional Drawing by Henry Sorenson

Traditional  Drawing by Henry E. Sorenson, Jr., Professor of Architecture, Montana State University “This image was originally made by scoring lines with my index finger into […]
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