Tag Archives: Gouache

What’s That You Say?

In the last 48 hours, California has recorded more than 100,000 positive cases of Covid. Our hospitals are full and it makes me resolved to continue to stay at home, as we have been ordered to do. All this makes … Continue reading

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Gary

I have been Zoom sketching on Tuesday evenings with my cousin’s group in Fresno since the spring. They are accomplished and supportive, so a great group to draw with each week. They have a steady group of interesting models. Every … Continue reading

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An OwlCat with a Rose

Continuing along with my class, I am amused at the images that can emerge from putting down random marks and paint. In this case, after I finished the first steps of putting down some lines and color, an OwlCat was … Continue reading

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Violet and Yellow

Since I am pretty much a plein air painter, but painting outside in Southern California is not OK for a few weeks, I am taking a class from an abstract artist, Kathleen Scoggin. The focus is on the elements and … Continue reading

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A Stay- Home Order, Again

Our California Hospitals are at capacity and so our state has had to order us to stay home again. I am glad our governor is taking action but am sad that I will not be going out painting for some … Continue reading

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South Bay Salt Works

My friend said, “Let’s paint at the South Bay Salt Works.” I looked up the building on the Internet and thought it seemed too industrial. But I went anyway, and when I stood looking up at the old building, cranes, … Continue reading

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Reflection Pond in December

It was a gorgeous December day in San Diego, warm, bright, and perfect for a painting trip to the reflection pond at Balboa Park. Before leaving the house, I had the thought to paint the pond with the Timken Museum … Continue reading

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