Monthly Archives: September 2019

Climate Strike!

An amazing number of people marched in San Diego’s climate strikes today. I think there were demonstrations at a majority of the high schools and all of the colleges. I went to an afternoon gathering at the Federal Building. Both … Continue reading

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The model today struck several poses where she clasped her arms, knee, or belly. As she held each pose, her face took on a frown and her brows furrowed. I thought she seemed worried and that she may have been … Continue reading

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Rock Shelf

I painted this morning at Cabrillo National Monument from a rock shelf looking to the west. The fog was lifting but it still obscured the horizon line.

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The Lookout Tree

Last Saturday at Mission Bay I noticed that people kept stopping in the shade of a cluster of bottle brush trees to admire the sea. I did not have enough time on Saturday to paint it then, so today I … Continue reading

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Mission Bay Triangles

This morning I met up with some 50 plein air artists from the San Diego Watercolor Society to watch the incredible Keiko Tanabe paint and then to paint our own scene. We were at Mission Bay in San Diego. … Continue reading

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Orchids on My Desk 4

With this fourth version of the orchids on my desk, I wanted to capture more of the cloud like, almost floating, feeling that I see in these flowers. I made the flowers very pink, connected the blossoms into a single … Continue reading

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Orchid on My Desk 3

It is so easy to just paint something at home when you are busy, and I am so lucky to have these gorgeous orchids on my desk this week. This morning I developed the background more than I have on … Continue reading

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