Monthly Archives: May 2020

An Evening Thought

This is the model from yesterday’s Zoom drawing session. She has beautiful expressive features and it was a pleasure to sketch her. A positive feature of Zoom is that it allows the artist to be very close to the model, … Continue reading

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In a Green Chair

I was able to join my cousin’s sketch group in Fresno by Zoom. I painted several 20-minute sketches and had so much fun doing it. This was the last sketch of the evening and my favorite. I like the way … Continue reading

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House with a Stone Driveway

We took a longer walk today and came across this small house with a stone driveway.

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Zoom Sketching

I was late meeting my cousin on Zoom to sketch with her group in Fresno. In the 10 minutes I had with them, I did the contour drawing above, and then spent the evening doing small gouache sketches.

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A Rose with an Unusual Shape

Of the twelve roses in the bouquet, one had a particularly wonderful shape, and I found myself painting and drawing it multiple times. This was a bouquet that kept on giving At first I painted it in a vase on … Continue reading

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Zucchini Flowers

I have been watching the zucchini grow, and its flower is definitely eye catching. It only opens for the first part of the day but puts on a great show for those few hours. Its shape seemed perfect for block … Continue reading

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Looking at Del Cerro from SDSU

Sometimes we walk over to the mesa on the north edge of the college. It is inconceivable that our San Diego freeways are empty during rush hour, and we check our understanding by seeing it again for ourselves. We stand … Continue reading

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