Category Archives: Telling a Story

At Sea

We are three days into a trip across the Atlantic, from Fort Lauderdale to Copenhagen. Sixteen days to sketch two of my favorite subjects, people and seascapes, what good fortune I have. Here are a few sketches from these past … Continue reading

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In the Hallway

This is the last of the large sketches I did this past Thursday. The model, in red, posed with a kind of waiting attitude and I imagined that she looked like she was standing in a long line. Later when … Continue reading

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Soaking in the Spring Sun

Soaking in the Spring Sun This figure is of our model from my Thursday sketching group this week. For this pose, she sat with her face lifted, as though she was relishing the gentle warmth of San Diego’s spring sunshine. … Continue reading

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An Epidemic and a Flower of Hope

Today at my sketch group, our model worked hard. When it was time for her last pose, her tiredness showed and I was reminded of a woman I see occasionally at an underpass near our home. The woman has companions … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Holy Week

Getting Ready for Holy Week My Wednesday sketching group met at Saint Paul’s Cathedral in San Diego this morning. It is a beautiful and busy complex with many tempting choices for interior and exterior scenes. And, with Easter in less … Continue reading

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Two in One

I am back in San Diego after a trip to Texas for a family wedding. On the way out we drove and took our time. I was able to get quite a few paintings in, although I was not always … Continue reading

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Windsurfers of Padre Island

We spent the last two days at Padre Island in Texas. Our camping spot is right on the inter coastal waterway, at Bird Island Basin. There are lots of windsurfers of both varieties, birds and humans, and I had lots … Continue reading

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