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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Lights for Liberty

An illustration done on location of the Lights for Liberty candlelight vigil in Manhattan’s Foley Square last Friday night. The purpose of the vigil, which was held simultaneously in cities around the US, was to shed light and attention on the immigration detention policies of the current administration at the southern border of our country. […]

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Danielle

As a working illustrator, you get used to the fact that sometimes, for all kinds of reasons, the projects you start change course mid-stream. I was a little bummed that this advertisement went another way though, since my beautiful step-daughter Danielle modeled for the illustration. Anyway, it was fun to draw her! Posted by Veronica

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Little League Action

Attended my very first Little League game this weekend, to cheer my nephew William and his team, the “Oakland A’s” on. Wow, such an exciting game – better than watching the major leagues! William (#3) was all over the field – got a few hits, struck out a few batters during his time as pitcher, […]

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