Category Archives: Interior

First Poinsettia of the Season

I love those huge poinsettia plants that appear in stores just about now, and could not resist buying and painting one today.

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Gallery Lights

Every now and then it’s my turn to volunteer at the SDWS gallery so visitors can see the current show. Today was kind of slow at first, so I had a chance to pull out my crayons and color pencils. … Continue reading

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Flowers on a Table

  Here are There is something beautiful about flowers on a table, and I wanted to capture this in this quick gouache sketch.

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Five Sunflowers

I wanted to make this a little abstract by emphasizing the geometric shapes of the water in the vase and the windows in the back right. I wonder if I should try placing the vase so that it is a … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

We drove north from Bonn late this afternoon and stopped much later in Flensburg for the night. Since this was not a good day for sketching, I decided to post some sketches from the past week. One of the pleasures … Continue reading

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Between the Azores and Brittany

Last Sunday evening our ship left the Azores Islands and this morning we docked at Brest on Frances’ Brittany coast. Here are five sketches from the last five days. Watching the Azores Islands Disappear It was still warm as we … Continue reading

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The News or the View

Our morning in Mazatlan begins with a competition between reading up on the morning news and seeing the morning view of the beach. This morning the news readers were plentiful which made me happy because they sit still and are … Continue reading

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