Tag Archives: Black Watercolor Paper

And on the 15th Day They Worked

A backyard patio, blue gloves, lounge chairs set ten feet apart, and a portable whiteboard with designated markers, that’s all it takes to make a perfect setup for work in the time of coronavirus. And a pretty good setup for … Continue reading

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Day 14: That Last Flower Petal

I walked up the hill to Trader Joes’ two weeks ago and, among other items, bought a bouquet of flowers. They were so pretty, especially in the transparent vase, and I kept telling myself that it would be fun to … Continue reading

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Tide Pools

I notice how absorbed people can get when looking into tide pools and I wanted to capture that feeling with this sketch from Torrey Pines Reserve just north of San Diego.

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Lago de Atitlan

We are on a weekend trip with our Guatemalan language school to Lake Atitlan and Chichicastenango. Although we do not have much downtime, I did get in a fast sketch. It shows the small boat we crossed the lake in, … Continue reading

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Hills at Torrey Pines

This one is a little different for me. I have been experimenting with tissue paper and tracing paper collage, it is a different way to show what I see. And I like the feel of making shapes by ripping paper. … Continue reading

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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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