Tag Archives: Burnt Mill Mesa

Down in the Meadow

This is the same meadow from yesterday’s post, but the focus is much more narrow, and the vegetation is more wild. This is an spontaneous sketch where I just painted in the moment, putting in color and shapes without planning. … Continue reading

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The Meadow

The meadow on my brother’s land is a favorite spot for all of us. This viewpoint shows the whole expansive scene from the rocky northern ridge to the grassy area and then to Horsefly Mesa in the distance.

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Checking the Scores

My great-nephew is a great kid. He is an enthusiastic participator, and his presence makes everything more fun. At our reunion just now, he played all the games, went on all the hikes, made lots of art, and was fun … Continue reading

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What’s a Five Letter Word that Means…

I am back in San Diego but have a few sketches from our camping trip that I did not yet post. This one shows a few people from our large family doing crossword puzzles together. I like this sketch because … Continue reading

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The Meadow in the Morning

It was clear and bright this morning. I looked across the meadow at the row of juniper trees that rim the meadow. I liked how the shadows were long and pointed at a particular juniper tree.

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We Got Out Our Art Supplies and Painted Together!

Something particularly wonderful about our summer reunions is painting together. I was so happy to sketch two of my great-nephews, niece, brother, and sister, sitting at the same table while working away on art projects.

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Early Morning Sketches

Early in the morning, when it is too cold to leave my heated camper, I look out the window and see the light beginning to show the clouds, trees, rocks, and foliage. The light changes everything fast and I try … Continue reading

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