Chicago in Your Pocket Sketchbook

A pocket-size sketchbook and simple drawing tools are all you need to start recording impressions of your city or the places you visit. I shared this handy approach to urban sketching at the Urban Sketchers Chicago Sketch Seminar. The imposing…

Back where I grew up

Meetup with urban sketchers from all over greater Barcelona. We sketched around my childhood stomping grounds in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. An emotional encounter for me, felt like being among family. Thank you all! / Trobada amb urban sketchers de tot…

Mailbox Peak

This morning I joined my fearless trail-running buddies Ben and Ahmed for a power hike and trail-run to legendary Mailbox Peak near North Bend. It was my first visit to this popular hiking destination, and I was excited to squeeze…

Veni, vidi, sketched it

Hoping for a colorful mountain scene during this morning’s trail run with Ben and Ahmed, I decided to carry my iPad in my backpack. Unfortunately, the rain and clouds didn’t cooperate but my running buddies introduced me to a cool…

Victoria, B.C. Parliament

With not much time available before boarding my ferry back to Seattle, I did a quick line drawing of the impressive Parliament building on my iPad.