William

My 10-year-old nephew gave me a sketchbook for Christmas, so I drew his portrait on the first page and gave it to him. He was so cute: He held very, very still while I was drawing, but his eyes were just about popping out of his head to watch what I was doing. After I […]

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Margo

A portrait of my friend Margo Rivera-Weiss, a artist and a lover of life, who passed away this week. A passionate person and a generous artist, Margo lived life on their own terms, right until the end. Such an inspiration. Rest in peace as you lived in power. Posted by Veronica

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Holiday Season

Holiday cards are often some of my favorite types of illustration projects to do. Thought I’d reach into the archives for today’s post, and put up a sketch I created for a client a few years ago. They went with another of my ideas, but I still like this thought of a global scene under […]

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Windmills of the Netherlands

We didn’t want to leave Amsterdam without a visit to Zaanse Schans, which is a kind of historic park with twelve working windmills. While there, we learned that there are currently 1100 working windmills still operating in the Netherlands; during the pre-industrial revolution days, there were 1100 in the small area around Zaanse alone. I […]

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Amsterdam Pride

Just returned from a trip to Amsterdam, where I was an instructor at the 10th annual Urban Sketchers symposium. Amsterdam is an amazing city; one of my personal favorites. The bicycle culture seems to have given every one of Amsterdam’s citizens a permanent mega-dose of endorphins, and they are among the nicest urbanites I’ve encountered. As […]

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