[By Richard Sheppard in Cloverdale, California] Over the past two weeks, massive wildfires have ripped through Sonoma and Napa Counties destroying entire communities. It began on a Sunday night just before midnight with high winds carrying the flames across miles of land in a matter of hours, igniting businesses and homes as inhabitants slept in […]
[By Richard Sheppard in Cloverdale, California] I admit it. I love art books. Drawing, watercolor, illustration, animation, and of course, sketching are some of my favorite subjects. This stack represents approximately 15% of my total art book collection, but even still, I feel my library is no where near complete. What are some of your […]
[By Richard Sheppard in Cloverdale, California] Last night Grammy Award winner and world renowned jazz superstar, Paul McCandless, played with Bay-Area Jazz Trio, Charged Particles, to heat up The Jazz Club in Cloverdale, California. McCandless recently celebrated his 45th anniversary with the jazz super-group, Oregon. McCandless plays soprano, tenor, and sopranino saxophones, oboes, English horn, […]
"В 1980-х годах я получил степень бакалавра в области студийного искусства в Университете штата Аризона. Переехав в Сан-Франциско, я изучал иллюстрацию в Академии искусств под руководством Барбары Брэдли, Баррона Стори и Говарда Броуди. В Академии требовались этюдники, и именно там я начал делать зарисовки на пленэре. Зарисовки на публике [...].
Guest Post by Richard Sheppard in Cloverdale, California After searching many years for the perfect sketchbook, I finally gave up on the commercial brands and decided to make my own. For weeks I stayed up all night tearing paper, threading needles, poking holes in mat boards, and utilizing all kinds of gadgets, until finally I […]