Category Archives: Cityscape

Gate on Adams Avenue

Last August, I took a workshop on making hand-carved stamps to use in watercolor paintings. It was a wonderful workshop, and I told myself that I would use this new technique soon. Well, thanks to sheltering-in-place, soon is finally here. … Continue reading

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Dusk on Baja Drive

The light at dusk on Baja Drive is something else. I took a photo looking to the southeast, away from the setting sun. Behind me was an impressive sunset and its orange light was cast on the trees along the … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Família Sagrada

Our hotel in Barcelona is down the street from the Família Sagrada, an enormous cathedral that has been under construction since 1883. I understand that it is the most visited place in all of Spain. I passed it every day … Continue reading

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An Epidemic and a Flower of Hope

Today at my sketch group, our model worked hard. When it was time for her last pose, her tiredness showed and I was reminded of a woman I see occasionally at an underpass near our home. The woman has companions … Continue reading

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Looking Down on the Trolley Tracks

This morning I walked up the hill to San Diego State University and sketched one of my favorite views. You can stand on the northwest corner of the mesa and look out across it along the trolley tracks to the … Continue reading

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Scooters Everywhere

Last spring was the season for the e-bikes explosion, and this fall is the season for e-scooters. Scooters are everywhere in my neighborhood near San Diego State University, and ever so much fun to ride. The pathways up at the … Continue reading

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San Diego Gets a Bit of Autumn

We are getting bits of fall color throughout San Diego, now that it is mid-November. This is a street not too far from my house, but with a much more rural feel, especially if you position your easel so that … Continue reading

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