Many sightseers are quick to fish out their cameras, but some details are better appreciated by slowing down to a sketching pace

Published in The Globe and Mail – September 9, 2017

Trent Bauman's ink and watercolour sketch of Pinto Mountain, Joshua Tree California
Copyright: Juanita Metzger 2017

“My hustand and I cannot share a camera when we travel. This fact was established fairly early in our 15-year relationship.

Imagine my surprise when, out of the blue, my DSLR-lugging, Instagram snap-happy husband announced he was not bringing a camera on our two weeks of travel to Joshua Tree in the Mojave Desert region of southern California. Instead, he added only his sketchbook and watercolour paints to the stack of travel accessories intended for packing.”

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