Tag Archives: Beach

Seaside Sisters

Two women came out of the water and stood at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, in a perfect spot for me to sketch them quickly. They were chatting away and enjoying each other’s company. I don’t know if they … Continue reading

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Haycraft Beach

This morning I went to the nearby Haycraft Beach on Maui for a last morning of painting. It is a little county park with friendly waves, and I settled into a place in the shade while I marveled at the … Continue reading

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Two Kids at the Sea

Two boys, along with their parents and grandparents, are staying in a condo at the same Maui complex as we are. The kids move pretty quickly from beach to sand to pool, and I admire their zest. I have been … Continue reading

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Three Morning Sketches

I came early to the Maui beach this morning, along with my small 9 x 9 inch sketchbook. This is a great size for the windy beach and quick sketches. Here are three scenes that caught my eye.

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Reader at the Beach

This reader’s absorption in his book caught my eye. The sea was wild around him but apparently not wild enough to distract him from the plot of his beach book. As an avid reader myself, I know this feeling and … Continue reading

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Glorietta Bay

I went out to Glorietta Bay on nearby Coronado Island and began to paint, thinking that the mid morning fog would lift and the sea and sky would turn into glorious blues. As you can see, I was mistaken. Even … Continue reading

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In the Waves

It was a stormy evening and I sketched my grown kids as they played in the waves. I liked the way they leapt into the swells, raising their arms, and shouting. It was good to see them having so much … Continue reading

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