Figure Drawing with Casein

FIGURE DRAWING WITH CASEIN

I am still working with Casein and getting used to using it thick and creamy. Because I am primarily a watercolor artist, I have a...

Twain Fest 2019

TWAIN FEST 2019

Today I went to T wain Fest with San Diego Urban Sketchers. A celebration of Mark Twain and other writers of the 19th century.

 
 
 
Just hold on a second!

JUST HOLD ON A SECOND!

I had a lot of paint on my pallet after Plein air painting so I used the "smush and slide" method. This was introduced to me in an...

INLAND PAINTERS AT FELICITA PARK, ESCONDIDO

The Inland Painters met at Felicita Park in Escondido. Kathy shared her challenge when Plein Air Painting and Pat shows us her Tombow...

 
 
 
Practicing Plein Air in Casein

PRACTICING PLEIN AIR IN CASEIN

I like casein because it is so creamy and goes on the paper easily. It looks just like gouache when on paper but I like the feel to...

PLAZA DE PANAMA - SAN DIEGO URBAN SKETCHERS 2019

Rachel shares her favorite pen and Renata shows us her handmade sketchbook and paint pallet. Maria visited from Australia and Serena...

 
 
 
Life Drawing

LIFE DRAWING

I didn't want to fill too many pages with warm-up figures so I chose to work small. This page has 30 second, 1 minute and 2-minute...

Balboa Island, Newport Beach

BALBOA ISLAND, NEWPORT BEACH

I worked in a small purse-sized sketchbook so I could create a quick memory of our visit to Newport Beach. When I sketch during visits...

 
 
 
Mini Lap Journal

MINI LAP JOURNAL

Working in my mini lap journal today using watercolor, white gelly roll pen, china marker.

San Clemente Life Guard Station Jeep

SAN CLEMENTE LIFE GUARD STATION JEEP

I had some time before my friends arrived for a visit to San Clemente so I sat on a bench facing the lifeguard station and jeep. This...

 
 
 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SUBJECT WHEN URBAN SK

Patricia Chow, PJ, Rachel, and Zhen share their favorite subject when Urban Sketching.

Life Drawing inwatercolor

LIFE DRAWING INWATERCOLOR

Long pose 1 minute poses

 
 
 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SUBJECT WHEN URBANS SKETCHING? WITH LINDA, MARK AN

Linda Counts, Mark Mark Nakanishi, and Melissa McCracken share about their favorite subject when Urban Sketching.

Drawing Attention

DRAWING ATTENTION

August 2019 I am honored to be a part of the Urban Sketchers Volunteer crew as YouTube Manager. Thank you to Patricia Chow for the...

 
 
 

JAMIE UTTER AND BIANCA ROMANI SHARE THEIR FAVORITE SUBJECT WHEN URBAN SK

DESERT GARDEN - WATER CONTAINERS AND MULTIPLE PALETTES - SAN DIEGO URBAN

Joanne shows us her combo water container/water sprayer. Barb shares her portable water bottle and 2 Urban Sketchers tell us why they...

 
 
 

LORI MITCHELL'S FAVORITE URBAN SKETCHING TOOL

Lori Mitchell shares her favorite sketch tool and gives up a little flip of her sketchbook in this 1 minute video.

SHIHO NAKAZA'S FAVORITE URBAN SKETCHING TOOL

Shiho explains why this brush from Rosemary & Co Artists Brushes is her favorite Urban Sketching Tool.

 
 
 

JOANNE GEROE'S FAVORITE SKETCH TOOL

Joanne shares her favorite sketch tool and her new homemade, portable sketch table.

Brothers Provisions in San Diego

BROTHERS PROVISIONS IN SAN DIEGO

I have been drawing big and bold since my eyesight is "impaired". This sketchbook has 60 lb. sketch paper which wrinkles up with watercolor...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

© Mariela Apollonio Architects: Gradolí & Sanz Location: València, Spain Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Carmel Gradolí, Arturo Sanz Area: 108.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting evokes the patina of old metal. The spiral is made from old Japanese texts and the texture is heavily bubbled Tyvek. So many acrylic layers... Read more ...

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 108x10 oil on canvas panelThis is part of a new series of small paintings using the same source of inspiration. It has been a challenge to find new ways to explore... Read more ...

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 108x10 oil on canvas panelThis is part of a new series of small paintings using the same source of inspiration. It has been a challenge to find new ways to explore... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Up Monument Canyon” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

A peek at one of the most spectacular canyons in the Colorado National Monument from the valley floor below. Most tourists rarely see this view. 16"x22" Oil on Panel/ Available Read more ...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting evokes the patina of old metal. The spiral is made from old Japanese texts and the texture is heavily bubbled Tyvek. So many acrylic layers... Read more ...

Yongnuo Unveils 35mm f/1.4 Lens with Ultrasonic Motor for Canon DSLRs

Yongnuo Unveils 35mm f/1.4 Lens with Ultrasonic Motor for Canon DSLRs

Budget brand Yongnuo has announced a new version of its 35mm f/1.4 lens for Canon DSLRs, adding an ultrasonic motor and USB port to the lens, but otherwise keeping the design... Read more ...

LL House / A4estudio

LL House / A4estudio

© Arq Luis Abba Architects: A4estudio Location: Mendoza, Argentina Category: Houses Lead Architects: Leonardo Codina, Juan Manuel Filice Area: 396.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Small Paintings, Colorful Contemporary Landscape Painting, Trees, Abstract...

Small Paintings, Colorful Contemporary Landscape Painting, Trees, Abstract Landscape, Tree, Daily Painter, “After The Fog Clears“ by Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

"After The Fog Clears" is what I think to myself at times when there is just too much going on and I need to slow down and maybe even stop for a moment. This painting was... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Up Monument Canyon” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

A peek at one of the most spectacular canyons in the Colorado National Monument from the valley floor below. Most tourists rarely see this view. 16"x22" Oil on Panel/ Available Read more ...