Tag Archives: Chalk Markers

Still-life with Onion and Tomatoes

My Tuesday Zoom group continues to paint still-life scenes. After two months, I look forward to the challenge that this kind of subject provides. I began this sketch by painting all the basic shapes directly on black paper with gouache. … Continue reading

Posted in Landscape | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

More Still Life Sketches

Here are the other three still-life sketches from my Zoom sketching group. These scenes featured objects on a table.

Posted in Interior | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

Still Lives Featuring Flowers

Somehow I am behind in posting. I am going to post my recent sketches by topic so I can catch up. In August, my Tuesday evening Zoom group shifted to still lives, at first due to lack of models but … Continue reading

Posted in Interior | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Saturday Morning at Liberty Station

Yesterday morning I sketched with the San Diego Urban Sketchers at Liberty Station. The water was calm and there were many paddle boaters out on the water.

Posted in Figures, Landscape, Telling a Story | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Outside in the Shade

I met up with friends to paint at San Diego’s Shelter Island. This time of year, the sun is hot, and we pretty much need to stand in the shade when painting. I was in the shadows of the next … Continue reading

Posted in Landscape, Telling a Story | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Figures | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

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.

Posted in Telling a Story | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments