Category Archives: Plein Air

Breakfast at the Cielo Rojo

A leisurely breakfast while sketching delights me, and San Pancho is the perfect place for this indulgence. The Cielo Rojo, a few blocks from where we are staying, is full of art, color, movement, and good food. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Loving the Waves

The waves here in San Pancho are full of force and beauty, as are the people who play in the surf. I watched a mom and baby play along the water’s edge before I got into sketching them. Initially, the … Continue reading

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Jumping off Rocks!,

Two children at the far end of the beach were tirelessly jumping off rocks. They stood on the ledge waiting for an incoming wave and then jumped as the wave filled the small pool below the rocks. Then they would … Continue reading

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Sea for Two

People packed the beach. It was a busy and noisy place, but these two stood quietly together along the edge of the sea, as though they lived alone on their personal beach.

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At 90 Degrees

I was just sketching, collecting what was in front of me onto a single page. First one figure, then a second at 90 degrees to the first, then sky, umbrellas, chairs, sand, and finally, a bit of the sea.

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Morning on the Beach

Morning at San Pancho Beach.

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Going In!

Late afternoon view from the balcony of a condo in San Pancho, a village north of Puerto Vallarta.

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