Tag Archives: California

On the Road

We are off to spend a few weeks on my brother’s 80-acres in Colorado. I sketched in the bumpy front seat as we left San Diego, and felt so happy to be on the road again. This is to be … Continue reading

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No More Zoom

Three people I know were very happy to leave Zoom and work together in person, on our patio. And I was happy to sketch them, masks and all.

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In a Green Chair

I was able to join my cousin’s sketch group in Fresno by Zoom. I painted several 20-minute sketches and had so much fun doing it. This was the last sketch of the evening and my favorite. I like the way … Continue reading

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House with a Stone Driveway

We took a longer walk today and came across this small house with a stone driveway.

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Zucchini Flowers

I have been watching the zucchini grow, and its flower is definitely eye catching. It only opens for the first part of the day but puts on a great show for those few hours. Its shape seemed perfect for block … Continue reading

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Looking at Del Cerro from SDSU

Sometimes we walk over to the mesa on the north edge of the college. It is inconceivable that our San Diego freeways are empty during rush hour, and we check our understanding by seeing it again for ourselves. We stand … Continue reading

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Plants in a Yard

Like yesterday, I carved stamps and printed them on black Bristol board, using gouache as my ink. Then I went back and over-painted portions of the sketch with gouache. When a stamp is printed, the image is reversed and today … Continue reading

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