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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: 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.

Catching moments in Massachusetts: A new retreat for 2018!

Catching moments in Massachusetts: A new retreat for 2018!

Posted on Dec 19, 2017 | 10 Comments

In an age when everyday moments are far too fleeting, I’m thrilled to announce a new retreat that invites you to slow down and be more present in your life — through the power of creativity, movement, and nature.

Sketching Uruguay: Finding peace in El Pinar

Sketching Uruguay: Finding peace in El Pinar

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 | 7 Comments

Is there any better symbol of rest and relaxation than a hammock? Especially a faded, multicolored hammock strung between two pine trees, in the front yard of one’s cabin? El Pinar convinced me there isn’t.

The alchemy of moments: Notes on the power of sketching

The alchemy of moments: Notes on the power of sketching

Posted on Dec 5, 2017 | 28 Comments

Just like alchemy turns ordinary metal into gold, sketching can transform life’s ephemeral moments into lasting, eternal memories — I’ve come to call this extraordinary process the alchemy of moments.

Sketching giveaway: Let’s set a Moment Sketchers record!

Sketching giveaway: Let’s set a Moment Sketchers record!

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 | 3 Comments

As I look ahead to our December sketching challenge, an idea recently popped into my head: to see just how many artists we can bring together at one time for our final sketching challenge of the year.

Ready, set, give: 2017 Moment Sketchers holiday gift guide

Ready, set, give: 2017 Moment Sketchers holiday gift guide

Posted on Nov 24, 2017 | 16 Comments

My hope is that this special Moment Sketchers holiday gift guide will help you bring even more joy and color to your friends and family this year, while also supporting the incredibly talented artists in our community!

Calling all Moment Sketchers: Let’s create our manifesto!

Calling all Moment Sketchers: Let’s create our manifesto!

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 | 34 Comments

I would love for our first Moment Sketchers manifesto to be something that we all create together and can then share with others, conveying the heart, goals, and vision of our community in a single image.

Moment Sketchers Project: Sharing our sketches, November 2017

Moment Sketchers Project: Sharing our sketches, November 2017

Posted on Nov 7, 2017 | 15 Comments

Our November Moment Sketchers challenge brought two very different but equally colorful seasons together, and resulted in a collection of sketches bursting with bright, vivid color — thank you for taking part!