Venice Beach

Memorial Weekend is a perfect time to get out and sketch. I headed down to Venice Beach to draw the sun worshippers, Hare Krishnas, hawkers, skaters, musicians and joggers. I also squeezed in a painted study of one of the cool beach houses.

Drawing Venice

Here’s a brief video I cut together of a recent sketch trip to the Venice Canals, Los Angeles. I found a peaceful spot away from the chaos of the sea front and set up a camera to record the drawing. You can see the finished sketch on my personal art blog here

More Dreamin’

The beach seems to be a common theme for me- this time one more from Venice Beach in sunny So Cal. You can see a couple of more here. Now, onto Lisbon and a change of scenery!

California Dreamin’

I recently came back from teaching two classes on location in SoCal to my MFA in Illustration Class. I couldn’t help but sneak in a few drawings on my own- My love for line usually overtakes all that I do, but when in Venice Beach, how could one not be seduced by the color and […]