Category Archives: Telling a Story

Saturday Morning at Liberty Station

Yesterday morning I sketched with the San Diego Urban Sketchers at Liberty Station. The water was calm and there were many paddle boaters out on the water.

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Outside in the Shade

I met up with friends to paint at San Diego’s Shelter Island. This time of year, the sun is hot, and we pretty much need to stand in the shade when painting. I was in the shadows of the next … Continue reading

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We Got Out Our Art Supplies and Painted Together!

Something particularly wonderful about our summer reunions is painting together. I was so happy to sketch two of my great-nephews, niece, brother, and sister, sitting at the same table while working away on art projects.

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In the Mediterranean Garden

My cousin, who is a superb artist, is in town for a few days. We went up to the college today and spent the day painting there. In the morning, we stood at our easels by the edge of the … Continue reading

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More from Yesterday

These are two looser pieces from my sketching trip yesterday to the West Basin along San Diego Bay. It is the same subject matter of people and their gear, but I completed these more rapidly and with less planning.

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Too Long Upon A Kitchen Stool

The counter forces of good posture and the need to drift off seemed to be battling for dominance in our Tuesday evening Zoom model. As the evening progressed, I noticed the model slowly shifting forward on his stool. His shoulders … Continue reading

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It Is How You Hold Yourself

It is interesting how much of a person’s character is visible in her body language. This week’s Tuesday night Zoom model had that mix of authority, humor, and feeling that so many educators have. She posed on her kitchen stool, … Continue reading

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