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Field flowers

Field flowers

I’m currently taking a Make Art That Sells online class (is there a name for online classes addiction?) with Lilla Rogers and Margo Tantau, Creating Collections for Home Decor. This week is all about drawing flowers and sketching ideas of fabric products (pillows, poufs, curtains, you…

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Quick and colorful ferns

Quick and colorful ferns

My self-assignment for this week wasn’t the most glorious one: I just needed something quick. I’m back from a few days in Colorado (it was gorgeous!) and here’s what I managed to prepare before leaving: I browsed my drawings from the 365 Drawing Experiment, picked a…

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The California drought illustrated: a new version of the state flag

The California drought illustrated: a new version of the state flag

It’s the small things, like the waiters no longer authorized to bring you a glass of water unless you ask for it. The much bigger things, like the sad brownish shade that replaced the lush green in so many places, or the fact rain sometimes seems like a distant…

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Another glimpse at the Golden Gate Bridge: the visitors

Another glimpse at the Golden Gate Bridge: the visitors

Let’s stay around the Golden Gate Bridge a little while longer, shall we? After exploring its beautiful structure last week, I’d like to show another aspect of the bridge’s surroundings: the visitors. I took the pictures I’m using today quite a while ago. I remember…

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A closer look at the Golden Gate Bridge

A closer look at the Golden Gate Bridge

Like approximately a few million people, I love the Golden Gate Bridge. After more than 4 years in San Francisco, there’s still a thrill when I catch a glimpse of the bridge’s iconic silhouette, but what I want to talk about today is what’s underneath: isn’t…

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Drawing on an iPad smart cover: is it a smart idea?

Drawing on an iPad smart cover: is it a smart idea?

Ah, the grand plans I had for this week’s project: let’s draw on my pale gray iPad mini smart cover with Copic markers and Sharpie! It will look great! Sigh. Allow me to spoil the suspense immediately: it was not the smartest idea I ever had. All…

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Creating a new avatar, or a self-portrait in progress

Creating a new avatar, or a self-portrait in progress

This week’s project was about creating a new avatar for my various social media accounts. My current one was a portion of an image I created for my 365 Drawing Experiment and wasn’t meant to be an avatar, i.e. an image that still reads well when scaled down.    …

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