Fun DIY Table Using Washers!

Inspired by all the pinterest boards full of coffeee tables coated in pennies, I decided to do something a bit different for my summer DIY project! Here’s the backstory: My Dad promised me his wrought iron table and chair set … Continued

Last Sketches of Exploration #1

It’s the end of my drawing exploration at last! I had a lot of fun sneakily sketching my friends in Brazilian JiuJitsu (although by the end most had wised-up to my antics), and I can’t wait to start my next … Continued

A bad idea…

So, I have sketched a lot of different people from many perspectives and even a still life, but I hadn’t tried my hand at sketching two people actually rolling around on the mats. This was probably a bad idea… things … Continued


It’s nearing the end of my drawing exploration, so I decided I had to get in a few sketches of my husband. I find this is almost as hard for me as sketching myself, but here are a few that … Continued

Texting + Sketching

I got a great sketch of Joe while he was texting on his phone after class. Success! If only more people stayed in place unmoving for long periods of time with no awareness of what was going on around them. … Continued

A good week

Got quite a few sketches done this week. I like the one of Mark chewing on his mouth guard. Plus you can see the wonders of my beat up feet.

Unusual Poses

The guys were sprawled all over the mats after class, which led to me sketching some unusual and somehwat suggestive poses… I call the first one the Tom Selleck.

More Ninja Sketching

Most of my subjects appear completely unaware that I am sketching them, which makes things difficult but leads to much more natural poses and forces me to sketch faster.

Still Life

I tried to draw people, but I got frustrated when they kept moving around. So here it is, my first still life of martial arts and boxing equipment. Isn’t it beautiful?