Category Archives: Cityscapes

Urban Sketchers

Recently I wrote about Urban Art Guide: How to Draw Urban Settings, a book I downloaded free for my Kindle. The opening pages of the book were great. The rest of it? Well, not so much so, I’m sad to

Urban Sketchers

Recently I wrote about Urban Art Guide: How to Draw Urban Settings, a book I downloaded free for my Kindle. The opening pages of the book were great. The rest of it? Well, not so much so, I’m sad to

It’s Not a Competition

“It’s not a competition.” I read those words as I browsed books at Amazon, and with a sigh of relief — and gratitude — I quickly downloaded the book they were from. It’s Urban Art Guide — How to Draw Urban

It’s Not a Competition

“It’s not a competition.” I read those words as I browsed books at Amazon, and with a sigh of relief — and gratitude — I quickly downloaded the book they were from. It’s Urban Art Guide — How to Draw Urban

A Matter of Perspective

Oh, my goodness, but do I have a headache! I’ve just been through a grueling lesson on perspective, and while I understand the concepts, I struggle with any sort of architectural drawing. My assignment today was simple enough: draw an

A Matter of Perspective

Oh, my goodness, but do I have a headache! I’ve just been through a grueling lesson on perspective, and while I understand the concepts, I struggle with any sort of architectural drawing. My assignment today was simple enough: draw an

Keep It Simple, Sweetheart

Simplify. That word has been one of my life’s mottos — if a single word can be a motto, that is. I have a natural tendency to over-do things, to make everything more complicated than it needs to be, and

Keep It Simple, Sweetheart

Simplify. That word has been one of my life’s mottos — if a single word can be a motto, that is. I have a natural tendency to over-do things, to make everything more complicated than it needs to be, and

Getting Bigger

Yesterday was a momentous one on my journey toward becoming an artist. I went art-shopping and for the first time, I purchased 11 x 15 inch paper. Later in the day, my husband also cut me a new — larger

Getting Bigger

Yesterday was a momentous one on my journey toward becoming an artist. I went art-shopping and for the first time, I purchased 11 x 15 inch paper. Later in the day, my husband also cut me a new — larger