Category Archives: Figures

Day 13, Finally OK to Be a Couch Potato

I have been on a roll with my sketchbook, drawing what I want and getting a kick out it. I started this sketch with my husband’s head and worked toward the left. Then I wanted to show more of the … Continue reading

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Day 12, Talking about Coronavirus

Like others, we have been talking on the phone or Skyping more often in the last few weeks. This evening when our son called, I had my sketchbook in hand and was in the midst of a drawing. I just … Continue reading

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Hula Hooping on Day 8 of Social Distancing

Funny how playing with the hula hoop makes me feel young. And funny how seldom I got it out in the bustle of my ordinary life. I am rapidly improving my technique, I can walk across the patio and even … Continue reading

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Social Distancing

We spent the last six days at home, hiding out from the coronavirus. A definite upside to social distancing is regaining a sense that we have all the time in the world for whatever we want to do here at … Continue reading

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Tide Pools

I notice how absorbed people can get when looking into tide pools and I wanted to capture that feeling with this sketch from Torrey Pines Reserve just north of San Diego.

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More from Lake Atitlán

I have been going through my sketchbook from my recent trip to Guatemala and finishing up some of the sketches I made on the trip. Here is one I made of a paddle boarder on a windy Lake Atitlán. I … Continue reading

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A Good Place to Read

This morning when I got up, my sister was reading on the patio where we are staying in Antigua. She looked so lovely sitting there with the shining tiles, the greenery in the background, and the two potted plants. It … Continue reading

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