Category Archives: Telling a Story

Beach Baby

I was finishing up a painting this morning at Coronado Beach when I noticed a man with a baby walking towards me. I was charmed by the way they were interacting and the way the man was carrying the child. … Continue reading

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Little Fisher-person with a Big Stick

I saw a small child playing with a stick along the edge of the sea and quickly sketched her. She seemed to waving the stick around the water as though she were fishing, which makes sense because there were many … Continue reading

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Grading Papers under the Plumbago

One of us graded and one of us sketched this Sunday afternoon. Our plumbego has made its way down the hill and over the patio, creating a place that calls out to be enjoyed.

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One More from Speed Painting at Aida

Yesterday when I posted sketches from speed painting at the San Diego Opera’s Aida, I overlooked this one. Today when I got to looking at it I decided I liked it for its whimsical feel.

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Speed Painting at the Opera

The San Diego Opera invites artists to paint and draw during a practice prior to the opera’s opening. Aida opens tomorrow and I was one of the lucky artists who got to spend three hours painting in the darkened orchestra … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning at Balboa Park

I sketched the Plaza de Panama at San Diego’s Balboa Park this morning. It was a quiet morning, and I wanted to capture that feeling in this sketch. I may go back Friday and do it again.

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The Reader

This was another unfinished sketch which I worked on this afternoon. The figure was pretty much completed so I added a background that would tell a story.

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