Author Archives: Sarah Sullivan

About Sarah Sullivan

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Salt, Pepper, and Persimmons

Another artist set up this week’s Tuesday night Zoom still-life, and her eye for shape and color is so strong. The persimmons overlapped the saltshaker, and the floppy yellow napkin cut diagonally across the table linens and fruit. It was … Continue reading

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Nothing Static Here

I started this little sketch when I was at Lake Murray last Thursday. It was my second piece, and I only had enough time to put in the base coat. Later at home, I added details to show that it … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Tara!

Today’s the day to celebrate my son’s partner. I wanted to create a card for her that captures her openness to the world, vitality, and beauty. And because she loves fantasy books, movies, and games, I wanted the card to … Continue reading

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Fall Comes to San Diego

Wild winds blew in cold air and some rain overnight, which was a change for us here in San Diego. Our Thursday group met this morning at Lake Murray Reservoir, not too far from my house. Its normally placid waters … Continue reading

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Perhaps Some Beets and Greens?

Many thanks to my friend in the Tuesday evening zoom sketch group for her set-up of beets and greens. It was fun to sketch and it got me thinking. Perhaps I would do well to walk up to the store … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

We made pumpkin people tonight by stacking two pumpkins, one for the head and one for the belly, and forks for the arms and hands. They were so cute that I had to paint them. Then, with a little help … Continue reading

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Along the Mississippi River

We drove from Kansas City to Chicago last week and followed the Mississippi River through most of Iowa. The river, the farm fields, and the striking fall colors made it hard to keep my eyes on the road at times. … Continue reading

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