I thought I was coming from far (Boston), but I guess that's only in U.S terms - Such an international event!
I first started sketching about 10 years ago to help improve communicating ideas quickly in my Industrial Design day job but recently has turned into a hobby and almost a passion.
The following Issuu book captures my sketching journey:
I think as with most sketchers in this group, I've also gone through lots of carrying cases, sketchbooks and drawing utensils. The following set is what I've been carrying around recently (except for PenPen):
2 sketches from yesterday @ Provincetown (Cape Cod, Massachusetts)
Beautiful day - Got a little sunburned!
I'm really excited to visit Portland for the first time and to attend this symposium. I look forward to meeting everyone and hope I can learn the why's and how everyone sketches.
My Website (that I haven't done much with): www.daikubara.com