Sketch Book Series: Palo Alto (February 2011)

This sketch was one of my first experiments sketching beyond the middle fold of the sketch book. The book’s vertical format gave me more room to sketch.

Sketch Book Series: Pruned Fig Tree (November 2011)

In this sketch, I used a gray watercolor wash to accentuate the pen and ink portrait of the fig tree. The issue was to create a homogeneous background

Sketch Book Series: Ruskin Introduction (July 2010)

I copied a bit from John Ruskin’s ‘Elements of Drawing’ at the beginning of sketchbook number 7 (July) of 2010. I do a lot of reading and looking at artists’ images. I used advice from the masters to learn the basics of sketching and drawing. I continue to be impressed by the myriad of ways […]

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