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Ever wondered why an elephant is the symbol of the Republican Party? A newspaper artist came up with that. Thomas Nast, considered the father of…

When the Columbia City Cinema closed in 2011, many worried the neighborhood theater was gone for good. But just as the building was about to…

The New York Times includes contributions from artists in its Opinion pages, a practice I wish many newspapers followed. These contributions are called “Op-Art” and…

Reading Goya’s biography by Robert Hughes, I came across this exceptional black chalk drawing by the Spanish painter.  Goya made the drawing not long before…

Fellow urban sketcher James Hobbs asked me a few questions for an article he published in the summer issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine. Mainly, he wanted to know…

Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone, home to the oldest European settlement in the Americas, reminded me a lot of my native country of Spain. First you…

The title of this post comes from the subject line of an e-mail I received yesterday from my sketcher friend Teresa Lawson in Port Townsend,…

It may be just a shell of what it once was, the most iconic ferry ever to crisscross Elliott Bay, but the 1930s-era Kalakala hasn’t…

I never thought the practice of on-location drawing, especially as a group, could have a social purpose, but a recent experience in Caracas proved me…

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