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Making Plans

I went to a live drawing session yesterday. The model was young, gorgeous, and able to sit still for 20 minutes throughout a three-hour session. Her face had an expression as though she were taking the world in and making … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for a Terrific 2023!

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Santa Margarita Waders

You are not supposed to swim in the Santa Margarita River, even when it is sweltering. But there are a few spots where the trail crosses the river, and people are allowed to wade to the other side. These two … Continue reading

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Succulent of Unusual Size

I am getting ready to give a demo for the San Diego Urban Sketchers at the end of this month. I’ll be sketching at Balboa Park’s Succulent Garden. It is full of eye-catching plants and land formations and is one … Continue reading

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A Painter Paints

Our Thursday Plein Air group met at Harbor Island near the San Diego Airport. One of the painters standing close to the bay was backlit by the morning light bouncing off the sky and water. He was very focused, and … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle

We were hiking late in the afternoon near Molas Lake, Colorado, and noticed a large black and white bird soaring high over the lake. The sweep of the bird as it arched above us was mesmerizing, and we took several … Continue reading

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A Seven-Letter Word that Means Fun?

For my family, a reunion means playing games together. These two jumped right into a crossword puzzle first thing this morning. I like this sketch because I think it captures the momentary bafflement that makes puzzles so much fun.

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