Category Archives: Telling a Story

Resignation

Our model tonight with the Fresno sketching Zoom group was an expressive young woman named Natalie. During a break she asked us for our guess about when the pandemic and precautions might end. After Natalie’s question, her body language seemed … Continue reading

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Slow Days of Summer

Hanging out with family under shade trees in the heat of summer may be one of the best experiences ever. I wanted to capture this feeling of slow togetherness in this sketch.

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Stalking a Zucchini Flower

I am finding my neighbor-cat to be a delightful diversion. He has a nice shape and is fun to draw. Today he made a place for himself on a steppingstone in the vegetable garden and seemed to be stalking a … Continue reading

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My Neighbor Came Back for Lemons

As soon I went outside this morning, my neighbor popped over the fence. He may not respect my efforts to hide from the coronavirus, but his charming way of looking intently at objects, such as these two lemons, make up … Continue reading

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Mother and Child

Last week my sister sent a photo of her newest grandson. It was an extraordinary shot of an exhausted new mom resting with her baby. Even in her sleep it was clear how protective the mom is of her child … Continue reading

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Day 16, Staying Put

We goofed yesterday. My husband had two colleagues over to work on some research. We thought that with a little care it would be fine to work outside in the fresh air. I made them coffee and brownies. They talked … Continue reading

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And on the 15th Day They Worked

A backyard patio, blue gloves, lounge chairs set ten feet apart, and a portable whiteboard with designated markers, that’s all it takes to make a perfect setup for work in the time of coronavirus. And a pretty good setup for … Continue reading

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