Tag Archives: Black Watercolor Paper

Stripes

Our model today was lovely and expressive. I liked the way she was able to curl her long body up into a round shape. I also like the way her hair hung in stripes, perpendicular to the stripes of her … Continue reading

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From Mount Helix Park

We painted this morning from the top of Mount Helix Park, a lookout just east of the city of San Diego. I stood looking north across the industrial part of El Cajon. The patterns the warehouses made complimented the patterns … Continue reading

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Bird on a Rock

I think this gull was hoping for a handout from me.

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A Short Nap

My son was napping on the couch. I captured the moment with this sketch in gouache and pastel.

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From the Passenger’s Seat

We headed along the California I-5 highway and I made a few chalk, pen and gouache sketches as we drove, just for the fun of it.

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The Percussionist

The Percussionist is the last of my jazz series for now. This began as one of the original line sketches I did in the dark during the concert. Now, after some more chalk lines and some gouache, it is ready … Continue reading

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The Guitarist

In my sketch from last Sunday, The Jazz Trio, the guitarist got squeezed in the middle. I also added some 20 years to his actual age. Using that sketch, and some photos I took that evening, I think I now … Continue reading

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