Monthly Archives: April 2023

Beauty Everywhere You Look

Absorbing the beauty of Hawaii from the lanai seems to be everyone’s go-to activity.

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Breakfast at Kaya’s

Slow breakfasts with quick sketches are a delightful combination. This one is at Kaya’s on the Big Island.

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Waiting for Sunset with a Monstera Philodendron

There is so much on the Big Island that astounds and attracts my eye. My attention was definitely divided between the coming sunset, my family, and the incredible size of the monstera philodendron.

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Striped Towel at Dusk

I love sketching people on the move. This is from Hapuna Beach, Hawaii, where I was drawing with pastels after a long swim. I saw a man going down to the water with a towel for his companion. They both … Continue reading

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Summers Past Farm

The Thursday Plein Air group painted at a small flower farm in east San Diego County. I liked this view of one of the old farm cottages surrounded by shade and foliage.

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A Southern Arizona Mesquite Tree

We went to Southern Arizona for a long weekend. The first morning I was up before the sun and sketched the first rays of sunshine as it came over the Cochise Mountains onto the desert floor and the bare branches … Continue reading

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Coarsegold Painting Trip

I had a great time camping with several artist-friends earlier this week. The Fresno River and the surrounding area inspired and kept us all busy. We shared our work throughout the day, and seeing the work of the others caused … Continue reading

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