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Hello! My name is Candace, and I'm a sketch artist with a passion for helping you connect with the world through art. Pull out your sketchbook and watercolors and find your favorite view — I'm glad you're here!

Hello! I'm Candace Rose Rardon, I'm a professional sketch artist and storyteller, and I'm here to help you connect with the world through art:

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Welcome to our global community and monthly sketching challenge, when we put our passion for art into practice.

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This is where I share weekly stories, sketching tips, and personal moments of connection with the world.

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Latest stories from the blog

“Home is a Cup of Tea” flash sale: 72 hours and counting!

“Home is a Cup of Tea” flash sale: 72 hours and counting!

Posted on Aug 21, 2017 | 5 Comments

As I prepared for my event with Adagio Teas, I loved putting together a trio of limited-edition art prints featuring illustrations from “Home is a Cup of Tea.” Starting today, they’re now available for the next 72 hours.

Moment Catchers sketching workshop: Choosing love and light

Moment Catchers sketching workshop: Choosing love and light

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 | 14 Comments

The recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, still weigh heavy on my heart, but I’m grateful for the people in my own life, and for all of you in my community around the globe, who believe love must always win.

Moment Catchers Project: Sharing our sketches – August 2017

Moment Catchers Project: Sharing our sketches – August 2017

Posted on Aug 8, 2017 | 59 Comments

While I know that our Moment Catchers community is young and has lots of room to grow, I also know that no matter what we go on to become in the future, the family we are right now is still something pretty special.

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Meet the Moment Catchers community

Rebecca, humanist & writer, USA

I struggle to put into words how Moment Catchers has already impacted my life — because how can one measure the serendipity of human connection? Sixteen pages into my first watercolor journal ever, travel sketching continues to gift me with memorable moments — even after the sketching is complete.”

- Rebecca, humanist & writer, USA
Jens, archaeologist, Germany

“When I’m traveling, I often wonder if I’ve really seen all those places stored on my camera’s SD card — if I really experienced them. This is what I enjoy about sketching so much and what makes Moment Catchers so precious: feeling the pulse of a scene, the soul of a moment – and creating a memory which lasts.

- Jens, archaeologist, Germany
Victoria, designer, Australia

Joining Moment Catchers has opened up a love that I had forgotten and put aside for many years. There is wonderful support within this group of new friends worldwide; this is a magical environment and Candace is very generous with her invaluable knowledge, watercolor advice, and videos.”

- Victoria, designer, Australia