David remembers ’69

Last week I spent some time at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, drawing the memorial that lives there for the victims of the recent Orlando shooting. The Stonewall Inn is famous as the birthplace of the LGBT rights movement in the United States: in 1969 a series of riots protesting the frequent police raids on gay bars […]

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Drawing on Fabric

For a long time, I have made drawings and illustrations not only on paper, but also on fabric. I love to silkscreen and paint directly on fabric, and ‘art to wear’ is a realm I am very happy playing in. Recently, my Whale Song Coat kimono was shortlisted for the AOI World Illustration Awards, and […]

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Mountain of Media

As Margaret mentioned in her post yesterday, she and I went drawing to the Bernie Sanders rally in Washington Square Park Wednesday evening. What a crowd! I read that there were 27,000 people there, and it was PEACEFUL. Nice, huh? 🙂 What was also amazing to me was the amount of media there for the […]

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Cigar Roller

In honor of President Obama’s visit to Cuba, thought I would post this drawing of a cigar roller in Havana that I made last June. The process is still done by hand, and the cigars are, of course, legendary. I will be posting more drawings from that trip on my blog in the next few […]

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Erica

Spent another blissful weekend of life drawing with Dalvero Academy. I taught one day, Margaret taught the other day. And on opposing days we drew. This is a quick study of Erica. What a lovely way to spend time: teaching and drawing, with friends. posted by Veronica

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Little India

A panoramic drawing I made last summer in the Little India section of Singapore. What a great city! I was there teaching a workshop at the 6th International Urban Sketchers Symposium. I’m happy to say that I have been invited to conduct a workshop at this year’s symposium in Manchester, UK! It’s called “Puzzling Out […]

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