Trying HUION Kamvas GT-191 – Tool Review

Trying HUION Kamvas GT-191

For this post of my Tool Review series, I wanted to focus on a tech product. Even though there is a lot of art you can get from this one, it´s perse a high tech piece. I had previously written an article about my first tablet, read about my HUIÓN Inspiroy H640-P. So, we can…

Ceci Bates Office, Pottsboro – Travel

Ceci Bates Office, Road sign hanging

Our Business travel continues. Today we are in Pottsboro to visit Ceci Bates Office, a well known contractor in Texas northern area. Also a multi- awarded builder by the Denison major's office. Firstly, the Bates team invited us here to discuss our work relationship. Also, we are here for new project commissions of houses to…

Holbein Watercolor – Tool Review

From the supplies selection I made on a previous post, I have in my hands the  set of 24 Watercolor Colors by Holbein. The first impression is really excellent, everything packed and ordered in a very elegant way, it is a set with a good variety of colors that allows its direct use and with…

Strathmore Sketchbook – Tool Review

I'm still searching for the perfect Sketchbook ... In a previous post I reviewed Stillman & Birn and it is an excellent option that stands out above any other I have tried before. Still, I did not want to make a decision without first evaluating something equivalent, at the same professional level, so I decided…

Visited the French Quarter, New Orleans – Travel

Visited the French Quarter

  The time has come and we are in the right place, this is New Orleans! You can't say you were in NewOrleans if you don't come here, so we visited the French Quarter It was about time for some intensity. We finally reached the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, the heart of the New Orleans…

Stillman & Birn Sketchbook – Tool Review

I've been trying lots of sketchbooks, different sizes, brands, quality and what not. The perfect sketchbook doesn't exist per se since every person, every different situation or technic has its own sketchbook that suits. Following that idea i have been and could be using diferent sketchbooks forever. Things are changing very fast for me, i´m…

Rock Creek Residence

English I got this assignment from a Simonson Design Studios and Scott Bate´s client in Texas, it is about a house that was already designed and about to be builded but the owners still needed that wow touch that would make them feel totally in love with their house. Based on some of my sketched…

Tablet Review – Huion H640P

Tablet Review - Huion H640P My Tablet Review - Huion H640P post presents the Inspiroy H640-P from HUION. I´m always between the high tech and the most traditional hand made tools to develop the presentation of my work. This could by far the most important tool for me at this stage in my career. This could…

A Building Book!

Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling   English Viable houses? well, they have to be lovable for sure, for that we need to study house styles, but there is not a viable house if you cannot build it, right? I studied architecture in Venezuela, where concrete is the god of building materials, even when i…

#CoffeeSketch 29 – 4th Avenue Duplex

English This is my #29 post since I started the #CoffeeSketch tag months ago This case is about a duplex house project located in Sacramento, California. Pretty small lot with the regular market demands for the area; 3 Bedrooms, 2 ½ Barhrooms, kitchen, pantry, living, garage, etc. I think that small spaces require big ideas, so…

#CoffeeSketch 28 The American House

EspañolEn esta oportunidad mi #CoffeeSketch es el inicio de un nuevo proyecto que requiere mucho de esto de madrugar y preparar el trabajo del día con una agradable sesión de sketch y café. Este es un proyecto bastante particular, muy personal pero que tiene a la vez un punto de encuentro con mi trabajo profesional. Estaba…

James Richards’ Book!!

The first book I got when I started my research about the Urban Sketchers was Gabriel Campanario´s  The Art of Urban sketching, at the end of the book there is a list of his favorites Sketchers colleagues, i randomly took names from that list, stared googling and then I found some specific sketches that made me jump and…

CoffeeSketch #26 Sta Rosa

#CoffeeSketch 26 #USk #UrbanSketchers #SketchBook English This is the most important week of the year for Santa Rosa town, i´m resuming my Santa Rosa Registry Project so my coffe and i are here creating this delivery schedule to move on with this project. I have a bunch of sketches drawn on site among which I…

CoffeeSketch #25 From the 50´s

#CoffeeSketch 25 #USk #UrbanSketchers #SketchBook English I´ve been visiting location and drawing some quick sketches of the first two subjects for my From the 50´s Project. Here i´m with my coffee selecting the approach and making sketches for final Sketch Art, the plan is make some kind of work of illustrator and see how it…