Tag Archives: In- the- moment

The Polite Listener

It was so nice to be at the gallery and paint a live model, even if the poses were only for twenty minutes. The model was awesome, on the older side, and had a way of looking at us while … Continue reading

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An Expression of Concern

I was able to join back with my figure drawing group today and it felt great to work for three hours with such an amazing group of artists. It may only have been that the strong light flooding the model’s … Continue reading

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Describing Nature’s Beauty

There are so many ways of looking at, thinking about, and admiring nature. Some do it with words, photos, or paint, others in less common ways. Over the years I have come to appreciate the perspective of my favorite mathematician, … Continue reading

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At Sea

We are three days into a trip across the Atlantic, from Fort Lauderdale to Copenhagen. Sixteen days to sketch two of my favorite subjects, people and seascapes, what good fortune I have. Here are a few sketches from these past … Continue reading

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At Sea on the Prinsendam

Today our ship, the Prinsendam, is at Hamilton, Bermuda. We got up early to watch the ship come in through the Bermuda straights and then went on a walking tour of this lovely port. Here are three sketches from our … Continue reading

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Sunflowers for Marci

I bought five huge sunflowers and as I sketched began to think of a school counselor I worked with years ago who loves sunflowers more than anyone else I know. At the start of each year she poured her heart … Continue reading

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West Side of SDSU

I had forgotten how much I like sketching up at the college. Between the gardens and patios there are many inviting scenes to sketch including this one on the west side of campus. I like the southern California feel of … Continue reading

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