Monthly Archives: October 2016

View from Mount Soledad

The San Diego Urban Sketchers met this morning at Mount Soledad above the La Jolla coastline. It was overcast with some sprinkles and terrific weather for sketching in sunlight. It is wonderful to sketch with a group and so helpful … Continue reading

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Torrey Pines Vista

Our watercolor class returned to Torrey Pines State Reserve and I worked to capture the view through the coastal scrub out towards the ocean. This is a soluble pencil, watercolor pencil and watercolor sketch on multimedia paper.

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Thinking at a Workshop

I attended an amazing conference over the past week and had very little time to sketch. In fact, this is the only sketch I did the whole time. I had taken my eyes off the speaker and become diverted by noticing the uniform … Continue reading

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October Beach Day

Our watercolor class met today up on the Torrey Pines plateau that overlooks the sea below. We were in the midst of coastal scrub and pine trees with sandstone mesas in the distance. Lots to paint and I painted away … Continue reading

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Debate Night Body Language

Another debate means I had another chance to sketch along and interpret for 90-minutes. This sketch is a composite of three different sketches, which I arranged later after the debate using Procreate. By that time I had seen enough of their … Continue reading

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Sunset on the San Diego Freeway

I drew as we made the slow trip home down I-5 from Los Angeles to San Diego this evening. Each time I looked up from the iPad to add more to my sketch, the scenery was different, so this is … Continue reading

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People on the Move at the LAX Baggage Area

This afternoon I waited a bit at the LAX airport for the arrival of our Chicago cousin. I tried to quickly sketch people as they moved across the baggage area but they moved so quickly I was unable to complete … Continue reading

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