Monthly Archives: March 2022

Last Sketch from Casa de Flores

By the time I started this third and final sketch from the San Diego Horticultural Society‚Äôs Spring Tour, I was tired enough to sit while painting, something I rarely do. I found a spot under a massive oak tree and … Continue reading

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Second Sketch from Casa de Flores

An abundance of flowers and plants is such a delight. This is my second sketch from the San Diego Horticulture Society’s Spring Tour, and I focused on a beautiful agave. I liked how the surrounding flowers accentuated its long leaves … Continue reading

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Casa de Flores

The San Diego Horticulture Society held its 2022 Spring Tour today, and I was honored to be a featured artist in the garden at the Casa de Flores. I painted all day and came home with three pieces, the first … Continue reading

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The Return of Figure Drawing!

What could be better than a lovely spring coupled with an easing of COVID restrictions? The San Diego Watercolor Society restarted its weekly figure sessions, and I spent the morning painting ten and twenty-minute poses. I also spent the morning … Continue reading

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Pulling in the Boat

I was over at Tidelands Park in Coronado and sketched a view of the San Diego Harbor. It was low tide, so these two had an extra-long way to pull in their rowboat. I liked the shape of their boat … Continue reading

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El Cajon Mountain

I went out to El Monte Park in Lakeside, California, with the San Deigo Watercolor Society for our monthly paintout. Although it is only 20 miles away, the feel of the area is of mountainous desert and it is very … Continue reading

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A Perky Little Bush

A few weeks ago, we took a trip up through Northern California. There was some snow which is always a treat for this Southern Californian. While sitting in our camper, I looked out the window and saw the shapes of … Continue reading

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