Making Mini Sketchbooks for myself

Yesterday, I decided to create a mini sketchbook for myself. I ended up with two. I have a 7"x7" spiral-bound sketchbook that I have...

Instagram’s community of Sketchers

If you flip through Instagram and search for sketchers or urban sketchers you will find a repertoire of people from all over the world...

Quarantine

This is day 11 of the mandatory island-wide quarantine/curfew here in Puerto Rico. So far, I have been working on various personal...

About Gouache

I have been using gouache since art school, about 19 years. Before then I painted with acrylics and quickly became a big fam of watery...

Holiday sketching in Vermont

For the holidays, my family and I travel to Vermont. It’s become our little tradition. We fill our days with hot cider, skiing and...

Draw what you see

A great way to practice and warm up your hand is to draw what you see in front of you. Right now. What is in front of you? Consider...

Postcards

Why I make postcards of my frenchie.

Custom made Sketchbooks

The excitement has been overwhelming, for me at least. I have in my hands new sketchbooks made in part by me (with some help). A few...

Bullet Journals & Organizing My Time

Before Bullet Journaling, I used agendas, calendars, post its, note pads with random to-do lists and a couple of iCalendars and Google...

Watercolor Books & Courses

Where did you learn to use watercolors? I have gotten asked that question a couple of times, and here is my answer. I used gouache during...

Inktober 2019

This year I chose to keep it simple and it worked. Without a specific theme, and specific tools, there's less pressure and more...

Preparing for Inktober 2019

One month, ink only, everyday. What could go wrong? I started "trying" to participate in Inktober since 2017 and have been failing...

Making my own sketchbook

Good water color sketchbooks are hard to find. If you’re lucky to live in a place that can make you a hardcover book with the paper you...

Update on my cacti

Cacti make great house plants. Especially for people like me who travel a lot. I have many succulents and cacti that I have been...

Packing List

I'm going to Charleston at the end of the week. You won't be able to imagine my excitement. I love that city so much, and I'll be...

Summer Travels (2018)

In July 2018, I traveled to Europe with my family. We started our trip in Dresden, Germany. This beautiful structure was next to our...

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