Monthly Archives: September 2010


In his book “Drawing with Your Artist’s Brain” , Carl Purcell says, “But apart from its role in describing edges, the line has character of its own. It can be bold or delicate, energetic or graceful.” The artist chooses the … Continue reading

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Well I’m trying my first Illustration Friday. I guess the proverb shouId read, “A bear is at his tallest, when he stoops to help his cub. I was riding my bike down the local trail a while back when something … Continue reading

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The Tooele Children’s Book Festival

I wasn’t sure what the weather would be like on August 28th. I was scheduled to be at the Tooele Children’s Book Festival which was sponsored in part by The Purple Cow Bookstore. The weather was important because this was … Continue reading

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A sketch book can go places and record many things that a camera can not. Sketching on site captures feelings that cannot be caught by a photo. You get a sense for the activity that you are witnessing. It connects … Continue reading

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