Category Archives: drawing

Revisiting – Je Suis Ici

I am busy working on a new project that I am very excited about, it is a collaboration with someone I respect and admire very much.  It is a labor of love and it will take some time to complete. … Continue reading

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Love’s Labour’s Lost

I reworked a drawing while waiting in Central Park for tickets to Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.  It has been too long since I posted any new work, maybe the new surroundings helped clear my head.  The park was lovely this morning, … Continue reading

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Working through “Artist’s Block”… Help me choose the top 4 birds for a limited edition suite of prints while I am waiting for the block to pass.

Quick note:  Thanks to all those who have responded to my post below thus far.  Your feedback has been immensely helpful and interesting, some true surprises!  I will get back to everyone and will continue to collect your choices through … Continue reading

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Let me take you to a place that will take your breath away…

Thinking about the vantage point of pigeons ‘fancy or common’ it must be amazing! It would take my breath away. It is great to be sketching again.  Thanks so much for the blog nominations and awards!  I will try to … Continue reading

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Sketchathon! Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser this Sunday in New York City.

This Sunday December 16th I will be participating in a fundraiser to raise money for the Time Square Art Square and The New York Foundation for the Arts to assist artists affected by Hurricane Sandy. It is a Sketchathon, with 100 artists … Continue reading

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Side By Side As Crows

This is my first new post in some time. It was difficult to get started again. I wanted to take a moment to thank those of you who have sent your supportive comments and great feedback over the past weeks … Continue reading

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August Magpie In A Crowded Room

It is good to be back at my drawing table after a wonderful trip to Greece. I saw my first European Magpie under the Olive trees in the gardens of the Greek Agora in Athens.

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Week 13 – Thinking of Greece – Greek Independence Day

Thinking about Greece, I stumbled upon a blog I like, and found some great photos…  Looking forward to being in Athens this June to see my family.

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Week 12 – Creative Stall – Working through Creative blocks – the culprit

It’s been too long since I posted…  usually I can work through my creative blocks but I am not sure why but this has been a particularly difficult period.  In an effort to be as honest as possible I am … Continue reading

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Week Three, House Crow study


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