Tag Archives: Black Watercolor Paper

Winter Green at Miramar Reservoir

Now that our California winter has given us three storms, greenery is making its annual comeback in San Diego County. I got out to the lake mid morning and the shadows were dramatic against the bright green. I liked the … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

I liked the way that the light caught the edge of the model’s forehead and glasses as she sat in a chair. The light was so bright that the rest of her seemed to be shadowed and the details were … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus Woodpile

I painted this morning under eucalyptus trees in Del Mar. The air was damp but clear and the eucalyptus colors were strong.

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Woman in Blue

A model can make all the difference in a painting. The poses she chooses, the way she channels attitudes, and the clothing she wears can make all the difference to the way the artist interprets a scene. This morning we … Continue reading

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Beach Baby

I was finishing up a painting this morning at Coronado Beach when I noticed a man with a baby walking towards me. I was charmed by the way they were interacting and the way the man was carrying the child. … Continue reading

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Grading Papers under the Plumbago

One of us graded and one of us sketched this Sunday afternoon. Our plumbego has made its way down the hill and over the patio, creating a place that calls out to be enjoyed.

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One More from Speed Painting at Aida

Yesterday when I posted sketches from speed painting at the San Diego Opera’s Aida, I overlooked this one. Today when I got to looking at it I decided I liked it for its whimsical feel.

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