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Artist on a Mission – Gratitude

Thank thee for the lady I met this morning who was running in place very very fast but paused to share the sunrise over the ocean with me. Thank thee for the way the morning sun illuminates the high ocean … Continue reading

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Becoming a Seasoned Traveler

I’ve drawn Lin Oliver at the last few SCBWI Winter conferences at New York. I’ve got it down to 12 lines. I learned more than how to draw Lin Oliver with 12 ink lines. William Joyce said he didn’t want … Continue reading

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I Left My Studio and There Were People.

So I left my studio and there were people… at the Dicken’s Festival.  It was like being in a little village. There was the lady from New York who designed jewelry and was now working free lance making and designing … Continue reading

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Jumping onto the paper

I try not to sketch in church. I don’t bring my sketch book and brushes and pencils. I try to listen quietly. A kind lady will come up to me and  hand  me  a  piece  of  paper. A child will … Continue reading

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The Low Light into the Harbor

At the Fairport Harbor on Lake Erie, this man talked about the light house and the light on shore. If you were out on the water in a storm or at night, you lined up the low light that 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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