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Drawing in the Glyptotek Winter Garden.

Sitting in the Carlsberg Glyptotek cafe, I could look down into its winter garden. The large hall with its skylights and lush tropical plants is filled with a warmth that invites people to linger and appreciate. It must have been … Continue reading

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From a Rooftop Terrace

After spending most of the day looking at the art exhibitions at the Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, I rested and sketched on its rooftop terrace. Other people had the same idea, including two men who sat across the way.

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A Thirty-Seven Year Old Idea

Two old scholars, working together on an idea that has eluded them for thirty-seven years, notice it is a delightful day and decide not to waste a moment of it. They take their notes and computers outside, sit along the … Continue reading

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A Redo of Homework under a Tree

Yesterday evening I posted a sketch, ‘Homework under a Tree,’ a painting with a message about friendships, youth, and spring. This morning, I looked at it again and saw that I got way too much of it wrong. I wanted … Continue reading

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A Walk at the Carlsbad Flower Fields

The commercial flowers fields are irresistible just now. Drivers on the busy I-5 interstate pass the giant flower beds, so we know when to gather up our supplies and give in to the vibrancy of the Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers. … Continue reading

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The King of Libraries

Here is another composition with a mounded landmass rising to the top of a page. This scene shows the Geisel Library, a well-known landmark at the University of California at San Diego. It perches on a hilltop that showcases its … Continue reading

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At the Bay

Mission Point Park in San Diego is about 15 minutes from my home. It has a beautiful set of trees framed by an arching bridge that I have tried to paint several times. This week I was more successful, perhaps … Continue reading

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