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Little Garden Gnome Riding a Turtle Pencil Drawing from the Pages of My Sketchbook

Due to a family health problem, I’ve had to take a break from painting.  With a strong desire to create ever present I returned to sketching and drawing, something I had neglected far too long.   When I started out I only worked in graphite and charcoal.  Once I began painting however, the only drawings… read more

Moving Past the Blank Page with Blind Contours

We’ve all had that moment.  The blank page, so white, so clean.  You finally put a mark down and instantly hate it.  You look around, did anyone see my failure?  What do you do?  How do you start?  From my own experience, nothing has really trained my hand/eye coordination or my ability to really look… read more