Tag Archives: Lake Murray

House above the Lake

I went back to Lake Murray and painted a house that overlooks the lake. It was cold and windy, and I think I captured some of that crisp feeling in this sketch.

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Late Afternoon at Lake Murray

It was around 3 pm, and the sun’s glare reflected on the lake and through the people fishing. I especially liked the shadows that the people cast.

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Lake Murray Study

Lake Murray is part of the San Diego Mission Trails Regional Park and a great place to walk, bike, and paint. Every direction has a beautiful view, but the view looking west from the boat launch area may be my … Continue reading

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Nothing Static Here

I started this little sketch when I was at Lake Murray last Thursday. It was my second piece, and I only had enough time to put in the base coat. Later at home, I added details to show that it … Continue reading

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Fall Comes to San Diego

Wild winds blew in cold air and some rain overnight, which was a change for us here in San Diego. Our Thursday group met this morning at Lake Murray Reservoir, not too far from my house. Its normally placid waters … Continue reading

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Bluff Above Lake Murray, again

Recently, I have been taken by landmass rising to the top of a page in a circular sort of composition. These shapes dominate the San Diego landscape with its canyons, mesas, and bluffs and are perfect for showing the interplay … Continue reading

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Bluff above Lake Murray

This sketch is based on a view from Lake Murray, a nearby park. I may have gotten carried away with the fun of exaggerating the textures of the water.

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