A new pinhole camera

Yesterday was a great day because in the mail I received a new pinhole camera from my friend Todd, who 3D prints them. This is his newest design and I volunteered to run some film through it to test it out. I’m so excited to play with it! There will be some new adventures using…

My kitchen

  This week in Sketchbook Skool, our homework is to spend hours on a detailed sketch. We were instructed to draw our kitchen. So on Sunday I started doing this in 30 minute increments. I finished it on Tuesday morning, and even took the time to scan the image before posting it here! I really,…

Converse Allstars

It looks like I’m on a roll. Two days in a row. This is good! Here are my shoes, using the same medium as yesterday’s sketch: watercolor, gouache, & brush pen. Micron pen for the words.

Sketchbook Skool

I signed up for the beginning class at Sketchbook Skool and so far I really like it – though I’m only halfway through week one. For our first homework we are supposed to draw something that has meaning to us, so of course I chose my pinhole camera. We were also supposed to use a…

Nopo 35

I finally picked up the pencil! And pen! And watercolor! Here is my new pinhole camera. I’ve been carrying it around with me this week.


   While I was waiting for water to boil I sketched the ingredients for my dinner. It made the time pass quickly. I made Ponzu-Tahini Soba salad and it was delicious.

Current read

Feeling a little rusty but it feels good to draw again.

Dinner bowl

I’ve been in a major drawing slump and haven’t picked up a pencil in days and it’s made me sad. So today I searched for things I can do to get out of my slump. One suggestion was to give an entire sketchbook a theme. As luck would have it, I’m starting a new sketchbook….

Olympus OM1- day 85

   Today I thought I’d draw something from life: the camera I played with today.