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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!
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.

Behind the scenes: My first Sleep Story for Calm…and a giveaway!

Behind the scenes: My first Sleep Story for Calm…and a giveaway!

Posted on Aug 27, 2017 | 29 Comments

Getting to write a Sleep Story about my time on a Tahitian black pearl farm for Calm was more than just a huge honor — it was a chance to return to one of my very favorite places in the world. Hope you enjoy it!

“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.

Around the world in 15 markets: On colors and connection

Around the world in 15 markets: On colors and connection

Posted on Jul 23, 2017 | 22 Comments

Markets have always had a way of drawing me to them. No matter how big or small, each market has a way of unlocking that place for me, letting me get to its very heart as I witness the local community coming together.

Sketching Vancouver: An unexpected return to the city

Sketching Vancouver: An unexpected return to the city

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 | 19 Comments

I once spent a couple of nights in Vancouver, before catching a ferry to nearby Salt Spring Island, so doing a live interview with a radio station in Vancouver this week was a fun and unexpected return to the city for me.

Moment Catchers sketching workshop: In praise of looking up

Moment Catchers sketching workshop: In praise of looking up

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 | 8 Comments

Teaching a sketching workshop reminded me of the power of our sketchbooks: That instead of looking down at our devices, sketching draws our gaze up and out into the world, where beauty and discovery await us.