February 1, 2017

Drawing a Mug with Perspective Instructions Video

Here is a 10-minute video that I created for my perspective drawing course this semester that is using the Exploring Perspective Hand Drawing book.  It has […]
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 […]
June 8, 2016

Copic Marker Interior Rendering

Here is a finished in class demonstration that I did from my summer marker class.  Below are the first two steps that I used in a […]
March 19, 2016

One-Point Perspective Interior Sketch

Super full teaching schedule this spring at the college.  One of my favorite classes is the Interior Design Drawing class that uses my perspective book.  So […]
February 4, 2016

Student Art Guide and One Point Perspective Drawing

Excited to find one of my illustrations in the Student Art Guide blog article called “One Point Perspective Drawing: The Ultimate Guide”.  Here is the description […]
September 18, 2015

Window Seat Copic Coloring

Taught a continuing education class called “Sketching for Design Solutions” last fall to a group of professional interior designers. This one-point perspective window seat image was […]
May 29, 2015

One-Point Perspective Window Seat Space

I am always looking for techniques that are easy and fast for drawing one-point perspective interiors.  Here is a window seat space that has a bookshelf […]
May 20, 2015

Copic Color Marker Back Hall Rendering

Having fun adding marker to line drawings from my perspective drawing book.  This image was originally used to demonstrates how a simple one-point perspective grid becomes […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
January 26, 2014

Floor Plan and One-Point Perspective Line Drawing

An important step to drawing an interior perspective space, is to start with a scaled floor plan.  This will assist you in becoming oriented to the […]
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 […]
September 6, 2013

Sketching to Generate Ideas

Preliminary sketching can be used as a creative strategy for generating ideas.  Often while sketching out an image, ideas for the composition will pop into my […]
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