Tag Archives: Flowers

Slangerup Canola Field

This is the time of year that Denmark’s huge fields of canola oil plants are in full bloom across the country. At times it seems like enormous expanses of yellow fill the view from the tip of my toe to … Continue reading

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The Flower Fields at Carlsbad

I went with friends today to Carlsbad, a small coastal city about 30-minutes north of San Diego. This time of year the commercial ranunculus flowers fields with their rows of bright colors draw people from all over. We spent the … Continue reading

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Flowers on a Table

  Here are There is something beautiful about flowers on a table, and I wanted to capture this in this quick gouache sketch.

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Nastursiums and Jasmine

I am getting ready for a long trip and am in the preparation phase of taking care of household chores. So this afternoon I went out to weed in the garden. But who could weed when the nasturtiums and jasmine … Continue reading

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Plumbago over the Wall

The plumbago in San Diego is gorgeous right now and catches my eye everywhere I go. I had to stop today and try to capture this particular hedge in a gouache sketch on black paper.

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Potatoes and a Bouquet for Dinner

Possibly the only good thing about being a fast eater is that it gives me extra time to sketch. I worked fast, going for the big shapes, and exaggerating the bouquet.  It is out of proportion but I had fun … Continue reading

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Light for the Sunflowers

Last Monday I sketched these sunflowers in this same setting. I liked it because it was a simple bold design. However,  after two days of looking at the sketch alongside the flowers in my living room, I decided it would … Continue reading

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