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Austin Art Travel Kit

Getting ready to pack up my Found Leather Goods art portfolio and hit the road again! This time, I’m heading just a few hours south, to Austin where I lived for many years and love from the bottom of my heart. What’s in the Bag: Because it’s a short weekend trip, and because it’s home to one of my favorite art stores and I know I will make a stop for more art supplies, I’m packing my artist travel bag pretty light. Just my charcoal sketching pencils, a few different… Read more Austin Art Travel Kit

Santa Fe Pen Sketches

Hard to distill the essence of Santa Fe into a few drawings. But what really stood out to me there was the contrast and coexistence between the city’s rich cultural heritage and rugged natural beauty, and its thriving and progressive modern art scene. Here are two sketch studies with gel pen, marker and pastel that I will draw from for a more detailed piece and writing later on.

Denton, TX

We recently took a day trip to Denton, Texas which is about 45 minutes from where we live, and where I went to college. The town has changed so much since those days, so when I’m there it feels like I’m visiting somewhere new. Photography ended up being the theme of the day – something that happens a lot when you’re traveling with a photographer! Art: The reason for our trip was to check out Jason Lee’s photo exhibition, “A Plain View,” at the Greater Denton Arts Council. We enjoyed… Read more Denton, TX