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Holiday Romance

I’m in love.  And wouldn’t you know it the object of my affection is short, stubby and twisted. Yes,  Pinus Contortas – otherwise known as Shore Pines – has sent me over the edge.  I’m sure you’ve seen them, the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth Day

As you might guess from all the trees I draw, I am a nature lover.  I can find enough inspiration from a quiet walk in the woods for a month of drawings.  Soaking up the beauty of the forest feeds my … Continue reading

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New Work

Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on some new drawings.  In addition to teaching, and sketching on location, I show larger, more detailed works in galleries and exhibitions.  I used to think I didn’t have the patience to create … Continue reading

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Close Up Views

Probably my favorite way to draw trees is to focus on the part that I see up close.  Most of the time only a section of trunks or branches is within our range of vision because trees are so huge.  Trees are … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest Not the Trees

That’s right, today we’re going to draw a forest and we’re  going to try NOT to see the trees.  Let me explain:   Many people will draw a forest or group of trees by drawing one tree,  another next to … Continue reading

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More about Drawing Trees

There are so many different kinds of trees, can you really use the method I talked about in the last post to draw them all?  Well, yes, you can.  Now that you know the secret to drawing trees (shape and … Continue reading

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