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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

Moment Sketchers Project: Looking back before moving forward

Moment Sketchers Project: Looking back before moving forward

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 | 43 Comments

Even more than giving our community the unique name I feel it deserves, I also love how the new name of Moment Sketchers instantly conveys what we’re about. Most importantly, I hope it’ll help us grow even more over time.

Sketching Cirque du Soleil: Drawing inspiration from the big top

Sketching Cirque du Soleil: Drawing inspiration from the big top

Posted on Sep 12, 2017 | 5 Comments

I was reminded of the importance of keeping a lookout for fresh inspiration…whether it’s in something as small as noticing a fuchsia-colored flower on the sidewalk, or as grand as reliving a night with the Cirque du Soleil.

Moment Catchers Project: Sharing our sketches, September 2017

Moment Catchers Project: Sharing our sketches, September 2017

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 | 18 Comments

This weekend, our plates were full of the events that shape our lives — starting jobs, celebrating birthdays, saying goodbye to loved ones — but I love that we still found even the smallest windows of time in which to sketch.

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Meet the Moment Sketchers community

Rebecca, humanist & writer, USA

I struggle to put into words how Moment Sketchers 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 Sketchers 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 Sketchers 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