Week 29: John Waite, Indie Bookstore Extraordinaire

Who: John Waite What: Owner of Auntie’s Bookstore and Merlyn’s Comics Where: Main Street, Spokane, Washington Why: John embodies what it means to be a community member.  A natural connector who truly loves building up his local neighborhood, but also powerfully reaches out to find common ground where ever you might find him.  And that is aContinue reading “Week 29: John Waite, Indie Bookstore Extraordinaire”

Week 28: Leonard Cohen

  “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.”– Leonard Cohen Who: Leonard Cohen What: Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist When:  Sep 21, 1934 – Nov 07, 2016 (age 82) Why:  An incredible lyrical poet, Leonard is easily one on my favorite artists and I was sadden by his passingContinue reading “Week 28: Leonard Cohen”

Week 18: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

“Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.”  – His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama A SKETCH IN MY MOLESKINE PLANNER WHO INSPIRES ME, ONCE A WEEK, EVERY WEEK IN 2016. *************************************************** Who:  His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. What: Spiritual leader of Tibet who travels the world speaking on behalf of theContinue reading “Week 18: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama”

Spring Harvest at the farm

Today I had the the day off, so I helped do harvest at Urban Eden Farm, an urban operation where I am lucky enough to live at and call my community. Lots of lovely fresh veggies came out of the field and greenhouses today, and they made quite the vibrant subject to sketch!  I amContinue reading “Spring Harvest at the farm”

Week 15: Nelleke Verhoeff

A SKETCH IN MY MOLESKINE DAILY PLANNER OF SOMEONE WHO INSPIRES ME, ONCE A WEEK, EVERY WEEK, IN 2016. ******************************************* Who:    Nelleke Verhoeff, an artist at Red Cheeks Factory and Sketchbook Skool Teacher When: Began illustration and design  work in 2007, after starting a business (Yepr) Where:  Lives in Rotterdam, Holland. Why: This week inContinue reading “Week 15: Nelleke Verhoeff”