Missing Barcelona

I often find myself thinking about Barcelona, and missing both the city and the friends I’ve made there. Neil and I visited in 2010, and I went back with Ashley this past summer to give a workshop at the Urban Sketchers symposium. It’s funny, one of my favorite things to say when it starts getting […]

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Building Sagrada Familia

So many wonderful memories of my recent trip to Europe, culminating in a week in Barcelona to present a workshop at the annual Urban Sketchers Symposium. The drawing above is of Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s dream, which the Catalan people will not let die. The amount of construction work going on there is astounding, and it’s […]

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Sagrada Familia

Been busier than ever this fall, it’s nice to stop and think about a wonderful summer a few years ago. I spent time in Barcelona drawing such things as the Sagrada Familia (above) and then Neil met me and after a nice long visit in Barcelona we went to Paris. Where he proposed. 🙂 That […]

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Mira, mira, WOW!

Just now finally getting to go through the many drawings I made in Spain in the summer of 2010. This was a group of young boys playing futbol (soccer) one day near the Miro museum. They were without doubt the most beautiful little boys I’ve ever seen. Long eyelashes, so sensitive, really sweet. Neil and […]

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Beautiful Barcelona

Barcelona is such a beautifully surreal city. The architect, Antonio Gaudi, helped make it so with his organic, wonderfully undulating architecture. It snakes it’s way around the city and winds up in Park Guell, a massively exotic architectural fantasy land set atop a mountain looking down on Gaudi’s obsession, Sagrada Familia. I enjoyed the magical […]

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Bountiful Harvest

Whew! Just got back from a month of traveling and finally unpacked my suitcase. Spent some time in Barcelona, then traveled to Paris with the Dalvero Academy and finally wound up my travels by going to Portland as a presenter at the Urban Sketchers Symposium! This drawing was made at the Farmer’s Market in Portland, […]

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