Lego Reportage

During my years working as a reportage illustrator, I have drawn in many of the world’s most fantastic cities. But this reportage assignment may have just been the most fantastic of all. A few years ago, I was contacted by Matthew McNerney of RAA to work with him and the team to design dioramas for […]

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The Bean

I just returned from Chicago, setting for the 8th International Urban Sketchers Symposium. I always enjoy these events, not only because it’s a chance to re-connect with friends made over the years, but also because I meet so many people in my workshops who are excited to be drawing on location. What could be better […]

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St. Thomas Palm Trees 2

As my friend Margaret wrote in her post on Saturday, we spent a lovely afternoon together in St. Thomas recently. Sitting at a table with our iced coffees, feeling the breeze, hearing the birds, and painting two palm trees, just for the fun of painting them. It doesn’t get much better than that, kids! We […]

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Eid Mubarak!

My NYC neighborhood of Jackson Heights is home to a large Muslim population from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. Since this weekend was Eid, the end of Ramadan, our local park was turned over to a Muslim prayer service on Sunday morning. The prayer service was fairly short, and the Imam spoke in both English and […]

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