When not Davis, I sketch Sacramento, San Francisco, London, or anywhere else I happen to be.I tend to erase people and cars from my cities, but I'm starting to get over this.Sketching one of the world’s most famous icons felt like a dream come true – the ultimate in urban sketching.But although I can’t resist sketching world-famous icons whenever I’m fortunate enough to see them, for me, urban sketching is much more than that."The dictionary says that a hobby is “an activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation.” Although urban sketching certainly provides both pleasure and relaxation, I don’t think of it as my hobby.
It’s about a couple of women chatting over coffee, or about workers roofing the house next door.
I have met and sketched with many wonderful people around the globe, either at symposiums or during other travel, because the USk network brought us together.
I sketch almost weekly with my local group, sharing sketches, art supplies and friendship.
It’s about an excavator filling a hole where a cherry tree once stood.
Or the Tibetan monastery I drive by frequently that I couldn’t resist because it’s bright orange.