On sketching

I recently redrew one of my pocket sketchbook drawings to illustrate one of my Seattle Times posts.

What type of pen do you use to sketch? It’s a common question among artists and drawing enthusiasts. If you follow my work, you may…

I rarely sketch the same subject twice, let alone three times, over a short period of time. But that’s what happened recently when I drew…

Miroslav Sasek, a Czech-born artist, was trained as an architect and made a career in children’s literature with books that depict city life around the…

My handbook on Architecture sketching isn’t out until Oct. 15, but here’s a look at an early copy I received from the nice folks at Quarry Books. I…

I have a bunch of old Life magazines at home that I’ve been browsing recently in search of inspiration. Whenever I find work that catches…

I first heard of a “sinking ship” building in reference to a Seattle parking garage built on a sloping street near the iconic Smith Tower….

I hardly came up with an original name for my sketching journal. A reader who recently travelled to Melbourne emailed me a photo of a…

The sketch doesn’t fit on the page? No worries. That happened to me the other day while I sketched longshore workers at The Port of…

Ronald Ginther’s watercolors are a rare visual document of the Depression years in the Seattle area. Ginther painted events he experienced in jails, homeless camps…

As far as drawing techniques go, watercolor can be really frustrating. As soon as the paint hits the paper, it seems to take a life…

Joshua Boulet is a comic book artist, illustrator and sketcher originally from Texas whose work I just discovered a few months ago. I was particularly captivated…

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