Category Archives: Landscape

Colorado Greens

The many shades of green in the Colorado San Juan Mountains shift as the day changes. This sketch is from the late afternoon on Saturday. The deep greens from the forest are set off by the spring greens of the … Continue reading

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On the Road

We are off to spend a few weeks on my brother’s 80-acres in Colorado. I sketched in the bumpy front seat as we left San Diego, and felt so happy to be on the road again. This is to be … Continue reading

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Corn and Peas in a Pot

I have never grown corn or peas before and, although I can see now that these plants might have been happier in the ground, I love the way they look together in this cloth pot.

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House with a Stone Driveway

We took a longer walk today and came across this small house with a stone driveway.

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Looking at Del Cerro from SDSU

Sometimes we walk over to the mesa on the north edge of the college. It is inconceivable that our San Diego freeways are empty during rush hour, and we check our understanding by seeing it again for ourselves. We stand … Continue reading

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Plants in a Yard

Like yesterday, I carved stamps and printed them on black Bristol board, using gouache as my ink. Then I went back and over-painted portions of the sketch with gouache. When a stamp is printed, the image is reversed and today … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Garden on Collier Avenue

Walking around my neighborhood, I saw a sidewalk garden with a grassy plant spilling off of the hillside onto the sidewalk. That plant’s swoop was so graceful, I had to paint it. I took a photo, came home, and made … Continue reading

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