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Loose Style Sketching - Why I'm Drawn to It

architecture sketching Apr 06, 2021

What is loose style sketching?

At first glance, loose style sketching may look like a jumbled mess of lines.  Jiggedy-jaggedy and wonky lines that look as though they were drawn after being overly caffeinated from downing one to much of a cuppa.  Speaking of which, I could use a...

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Architecture Sketch : Skyline Rooftop I

art city graphite sketch Feb 14, 2021

From below, while walking the chasm of the city streetscape, we are surrounded by the fantastic architectural walls of skyscrapers.  But, on top of these mesmerizing structures lives another world....that of the urban roofscape.  Allowing my imagination to wander, this is the subject...

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Follow Your Heart

Uncategorized Feb 06, 2021


In life it's easy to get bogged down in the everyday grind.

Sometimes we need a little reminder to stop, take a deep breath, and follow our hearts.

This loose sketch was inspired one day while I was at an airshow watching the stunt pilots perform their breathtaking maneuvers.

Life can be...

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Domino Park - Ink & Graphite Sketch

I've always been fascinated by industrial architecture.  Functional elegance.  Gritty beauty.   Honesty is definitely the best policy.

The original ink and graphite sketch was inspired by Domino Park in Brooklyn, NYC.

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Holiday in the City 1 - Ink & Watercolor Illustration

art illustration watercolor Nov 28, 2020

Art Prints

I love going to New York City to during the holidays to see the festive decorations and lights.  There is magic and energy in the air unlike any other!

This ink and watercolor illustration is meant to capture a glimpse into an imaginary cityscape preparing for the Christmas season. 


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Have A Ball - Christmas Tree Ink & Watercolor Sketch

Uncategorized Nov 18, 2020

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Have a Ball.

My "Have a Ball" Christmas tree ink & watercolor sketch is available for purchase in my gallery store.  You can get this image as a print, on a mug, a jigsaw puzzle, or even as holiday cards. 

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FALL CHAPEL - Ink and Watercolor Sketch

This ink and watercolor sketch was inspired by Her beautiful fall colors. This scene is of an imaginary chapel in the clearing of a forest.  For me, sketching is a way of visiting places in my imagination and capturing them on paper. 

To purchase prints of "Fall Chapel", click link...

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The Power of Sketching to Never Forget

architecture sketching Sep 12, 2020

"The Twin Towers - 1993" ink sketch by Jason J. Nicholas

Learn More About Loose Style Architecture May 2021 Workshop

Sketching is a way to capture a moment in time.  A moment of location, emotion, and Being.  I first sketched the Twin Towers back in 1993 while I was an intern for an...

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Loose Style Sketching - What the heck is it?

architecture sketching Aug 30, 2020

Time lapse Video of Loose Style Sketch of Tudor Manor House

Click Here to Learn How to Create Loose Style Sketches

What is loose style sketching?

At first glance, loose style sketching may look like a jumbled mess of lines.  Jiggedy-jaggedy lines that look as though they were drawn after...

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Shadow Sketching 1

Who is the ultimate artist?

For me, Nature is the ultimate artist and I look to Her for peace, mindfulness and creative inspiration. Join me for a shadow sketching demonstration that I stopped to do while out taking a walk.  Video

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