Book Review 2: September 11, 2001

The name of the book I review today is, September 11 2001, Words and Pictures by Veronica Lawlor. Just like plein air painting which is done in the open,  graphic...

Visit to the George Floyd Square

This is a story of sketching at the George Floyd Square for 5 days and of reporting what I saw and heard. For the sake of understanding the point of...

Life Drawing Resources (online)

Most of the links are compiled by Laurie Wigham and Diane Olivier whose life drawing work can be found here Laurie: LINK and Diane: LINK More life drawing from San...

2022 COMPOSE: Enrollment Open

The second year of masterclass is open for enrollment. Our main change this year is that there will be no drop-ins available. We realized this is long commitment class and...

Palette June 2021

I also make sure that the mixing wells have some sort of warm/cool separation just like the palette has somewhat a separation. The right hand leaf is kept spare until...

18 no’s, 1 yes

My first no was in 2010 – from California Watercolor Association’s (CWA) International show. Like a first breakup, the first no was a gut punch. It took my 3 years...

The (story of) Colossal Bear

The Rotary Club of Los Altos launched a 2-in-1 community public art event and fundraiser event, titled, ‘The BEARS Project’. Artists could choose either the size of bear they worked...

Camera Holder for Painting Upright

Evolution of Need In the initial days of the pandemic, I had moved to the garage for my daytime work and also to conduct online classes. The rush of doing...

I got em.

Uma Kelkar, CSPWC here on. I feel very happy. Feel I am allowed a break tonight. Oh goodness! This is big for me. I am shaking my head. Rex Beanland...

Channel your Inner Lazy

Efficiency, elegance, maximum impact for least strokes are all elevated ways of describing ‘lazy’. May be it was conditioning of being a young parent who had to make do with...