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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Color and Form

There is nothing I love more than drawing the figure, and it is through making thousands of drawings that I began to discover my own sense of color and form. So I’m very excited to be presenting a workshop called Color and Form at the Life Drawing Symposium this June, where participants will discover, through a […]

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Creative Study Tour

Just returned from a 3 day trip to Kentucky and Tennessee, where I had the opportunity for the third year to document Professor Ryan Hargrove and his group of young artists on their Creative Study Tour. This is a drawing of Ryan engaged in intense discussion with one of them, about an hour before we […]

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Rainy Day in Havana

The title of this post says it all…it was a rainy day in Havana. But really, that is only the beginning of what one could say about Havana. A most unusual place, seemingly cut out of another time, with so many extremes and hundreds of sensations. I loved the place and it’s people. Havana sits […]

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