Category Archives: Figures

Faces at a Conference

This sketch shows people talking together after a group dinner. I like the expressions on their faces. I drew with crayon and then later added gouache over most of the page.

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Hotel Lobby II

This sketch is a continuation of yesterday’s post, looking a little more to my right. I thought the rich deep colors of the hotel lobby seemed to cast a mood on the people sitting at that table.

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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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Saturday Morning at Liberty Station

Yesterday morning I sketched with the San Diego Urban Sketchers at Liberty Station. The water was calm and there were many paddle boaters out on the water.

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Happy Birthday Dear David!

Our younger child, David, has a birthday today. I wanted to celebrate by making a card that says something about who he has become in these last 38 years. The enormity of summarizing a complex and wonderful human on a … Continue reading

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Checking the Scores

My great-nephew is a great kid. He is an enthusiastic participator, and his presence makes everything more fun. At our reunion just now, he played all the games, went on all the hikes, made lots of art, and was fun … Continue reading

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What’s a Five Letter Word that Means…

I am back in San Diego but have a few sketches from our camping trip that I did not yet post. This one shows a few people from our large family doing crossword puzzles together. I like this sketch because … Continue reading

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