Category Archives: Landscape

Napa Vineyard II

I started this sketch last Thursday but did not have enough time to finish it. It is very similar to the Napa Vineyard sketch that I posted that day. That sketch, though, had a disconnect between the mountains and vines, … Continue reading

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Redwood Picnic

We went for a long walk at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve near Guerneville California. Redwood forests are among the most incredible natural wonders ever and by the end of our hike I wanted to capture the feeling of being … Continue reading

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Napa Vineyard

Napa Vineyard We stopped for a few hours today so that I could sketch the rows of grapevines in Napa Valley. I liked the shapes of the rows of vines against the mountains. The sun was so bright that the … Continue reading

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Mesa’s Edge

One of the San Diego views that I particularly like is the view of the mesa beyond the cactus garden at Balboa Park in San Diego. We are in the middle of our dry season here in San Diego so … Continue reading

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Horseshoes at Sunset

I have been finishing up some sketches I did on our recent trip to Colorado. I liked the light that came across the forest floor during our horseshoe game.

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Goodnight Forest

Goodnight Forest When I was camping on my brother’s land earlier this month, I came across a weathered piece of wood that had a large knot. I thought right away how the grain of the wood and the knot looked … Continue reading

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The Sneffels Range in the Morning

I got up very early to paint one last Colorado scene from a favorite viewpoint that includes the meadow, pond, and Sneffels Range. The lighting at dawn changes rapidly, and this sketch shows the sun as it lit up bits … Continue reading

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