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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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I love helping you develop your sketching practice and discover the many gifts sketching has to offer us.

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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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Moment Sketchers Project: Sharing our sketches – January 2018

Moment Sketchers Project: Sharing our sketches – January 2018

Posted on Jan 12, 2018 | 7 Comments

As I’ve been thinking about this new year ahead, the phrase “Share Your World” keeps coming back to me as a kind of unofficial theme — and having now seen your sketches, I believe in that theme even more.

The Moment Sketchers Project: Share your world in 2018!

The Moment Sketchers Project: Share your world in 2018!

Posted on Jan 4, 2018 | 5 Comments

Moment Sketchers, it’s that time again — our 2018 monthly sketching challenge is about to begin! I can’t wait to see what moments, stories, and sketches await our amazing global community of artists this year.

Leaving ‘the lived’ behind: Happy 2018 from Moment Sketchers!

Leaving ‘the lived’ behind: Happy 2018 from Moment Sketchers!

Posted on Dec 27, 2017 | 21 Comments

It is this image of beauty and reflection that I will be carrying with me into the start of 2018, having left ‘the lived’ of this year behind — and I hope that this picture, and Alejandra’s timely words, hold inspiration for you as well.

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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