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On a trip to LA last October, hiking around Pasadena.
This blog started off as travel writing. Despite me not posting a lot of sketches, I’ve been traveling a ton over the last year. My kiddo flew with me on eight airplanes before his first birthday. This is a drawing of some elderly passengers on a Southwest flight waiting for boarding. I liked the series […]
On the same hike, I started scoping out some local blooming flowers for a mural for my downstairs bathroom. For a little context, the bathroom is small, under the stairs and ugly. When we bought our house last January, there was even a mirror covering the ceiling (so you can watch yourself pee, I guess?) […]
Hiking around Santa Cruz with a friend both our kids and a dog, we stopped by a stream to sketch. The first visible plant next to our picnic blanket to draw was this poison oak. Amazingly, no one (not even the babies or the dog) touched it.
At the Science Writers party at the AAAS meeting, last week, Melissae and I made small creatures. There was a ‘Make a Robot’ station at the San Jose Museum of Art (http://sjmusart.org/exhibition/koret-family-gallery-maker-space) where the party was held. You could choose a little packet of random supplies and then were challenged to make some sort of […]
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