Monthly Archives: October 2017

Stormy Morning at Pacific Beach

We had windy and cloudy day and I was able to get out to Pacific Beach to sketch the sky and breakers.

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A Perplexing Result

In theory, collaboration sounds like a sweet and collegial process, but in practice, it can be quite heated. I have been listening to these two work out ideas together for more than 30 years and am still amazed at their … Continue reading

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Two Women in Dresses

A challenge for me is painting what I cannot see. This week I hope to become more comfortable with painting from an inward point of view. So, painting what I am thinking about, not what I am seeing. This is … Continue reading

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Field Trip Revised

This is a larger and more carefully drawn version of my post from October 25. I wanted to do a better job capturing the liveliness¬†of a very large class of students taking a field trip to Balboa Park in San … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Balboa Park

Just as I was finishing up yesterday I looked across the lily pond and noticed a class of students walking energetically behind their teacher along the other side. I was charmed by their quick pace and by their reflections in … Continue reading

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The Lily Pond Again

This was my third morning at the Lily Pond in San Diego’s Balboa Park and I got closer to what I would like to show about the pond and its reflections today. I now know that the choice of a … Continue reading

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Across the Drawing Class

I had a hard time getting into the lesson for the day which was drawing parts of models extending off the page. I looked around the room to see how the others were doing with it and I¬†was surprised to … Continue reading

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