November 16, 2016

Interior Sketch One Point Perspective

One of the great things about teaching a perspective class is getting the opportunity to practice drawing an interior space.  The image above is a visual […]
October 30, 2016
Red-Wing Blackbird

Red-Winged Blackbird Marker Illustration

It was fun to practice a bird illustration with my Copic Markers.  This is a Red-Winged Black bird hunched down on top of a Sorghum plant. […]
September 21, 2016

Copic Colors with Flowers

Super favorite subject to draw and color render with Copic Markers.  I enjoy capturing the flavor of each different flower as I draw them and add […]
July 21, 2016

Monarch and Milkweed Copic Marker Illustration

Love my opportunity to create illustrations for the Plough & Pantry magazine, which is a Farm-to-table living in the mountains and the foothills publication.  This illustration […]
September 10, 2015

Setting Up Copic Coloring Flowers

I often spend time “noodling” around with my Copic markers to figure out which hues or colors to use in my drawing.  In the image above, […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
March 5, 2014

Adding Pattern to Sofa

Here is an illustration of a one-point perspective sofa demonstrating steps for adding a fabric that has a horizontal and vertical pattern.  Before drawing the pattern, […]
December 21, 2013

Line Drawing Office Bedroom

I enjoyed rendering this office bedroom space.  The combination of hard and soft surfaces provided a variety of textures to render.  The wood surfaces provided a […]
December 17, 2013

Table Drawing With Parallell Shadow

One way to simplify adding shadows to your perspective drawing is to use the parallel shadow method.  Instead of having a designated light source, the shadow […]
December 4, 2013

Drawing Chairs in One-Point Perspective with Pattern

In one-point perspective, the location of the piece of furniture in relation to the vanishing point determines how much of that piece is seen by the […]
November 13, 2013

Drawing Vases Inspired by west elm

I find drawing inspiration from visiting the west elm website accessory page. I admire how their designers successfully put different items together.  This drawing is one […]
November 5, 2013

2 – Point Perspective Proportion Video Demonstration

After learning the basic steps to drawing a two-point perspective box, it is fun to add more to the box.  The video below demonstrates step by […]
October 27, 2013

Hand Renderings from Daedalus Design Studio

How do hand rendered drawings fit into the interior design process? Here are three wonderful hand drawn renderings that demonstrate the importance of using visuals to […]
October 8, 2013

Line Drawing Steps with Table Top Shadows

This is the final image that I drew with the lamp as the light source for the shade and shadow. Before working on this  image, several […]
September 23, 2013

Drawing Plants in Interior Design

I have more fun drawing plants in my interior images.  So many elements in an interior space need to have correct proportion to be success and […]