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Liz Steel
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Trip Prep: Fresh Paint, New adventures
Ah! That time again. Filling up my palette for an upcoming trip. Heading to Melbourne tomorrow for a workshop and demo for Victoria Watercolor Society and then my own 2 day Sketching Architecture workshop. And as much sketching for me as I can fit in. So it...

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Sketching Sydney: Multi-tasking at Sydney Hospital Courtyard
I rarely go out just to sketch. My big sketching days are the ones when I am meeting up with friends (or an official USK event) but  most commonly it is just trying to squeeze a sketch into my daily life. This sketch - Sydney Hospital courtyard as viewed fr...

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Sketching Sydney: Multi-tasking at Sydney Hospital Courtyard
I rarely go out just to sketch. Normally it is because I am meeting up with friends (or an official USK event) but  most commonly it is just trying to squeeze a sketch into my daily life. This sketch - Sydney Hospital courtyard as viewed from the cafe -  wa...

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My Architect's Handwriting!
I get asked ALL the time for something about my handwriting. And I keep saying, "yes! I know, its on my to do list!” I have plans to do a video but right at the moment that isn’t an option. But after a request on Instagram this morning for just an alphabet,...

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Everyday Pages: Recording Life
So what can I say about my sketches this week? There is always something new to think about, but I will be brief this week. The opening sketch was from Saturdays cafe planning visit and I really enjoy sketching like this. It is very exploratory both in term...

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Out of Ink!
Did anyone notice that I was using brown ink on Thursday's adventure to the northern beaches ? Well, it was a rare occasion when my White Joy was out of ink. And imagine my shock yesterday when I went to refill it and realised that I was out of ink. Black D...

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Foundations Friday 6: Minimal Setup
Next in my Foundations Friday series where I am revisiting the lessons from my SketchingNow Foundations online sketching course is Lesson 6: Minimal Setup. Minimal setup is one of the biggest rules I sketch by. These days 'minimal' often means none at all! ...

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Sketching Sydney: The Northern Beaches with 'World Sketching Tour' Luis
I had a great day today hanging out and sketching with Luis ( World Sketching Tour ) at the Northern Beaches today. After a brief visit to Debbie Mackinnon's great sketchbook exhibition at Me Gallery we headed north. Fish and chips, Palm Beach and Whale Bea...

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Cuppa Tea Time: Green tea in green 'edges' cup
While not a hard and fast rule, 'hump day' often involves a teacup sketch! Some cups are harder to sketch than others, and this green cup (purchased for my SketchingNow Edges Course ) is one that is often a struggle. The light colours, subtle flutes are a c...
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