Tag Archives: Light

Sun and Sea

I drove north of San Diego today to visit an old friend who is spending the week at a resort in Carlsbad. At the end of the day we sat on the lawn above a young woman who was soaking … Continue reading

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Luke Sunbathes in August Heat Wave

It seems very odd to sunbathe in this August heat but our dog Luke seeks out sunlight despite my efforts to keep the blinds closed against it. If he could drive I bet he would take off for dog beach … Continue reading

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Lookout at Torrey Pines State Reserve

This morning I sketched at Torrey Pines Reserve in San Diego before it got too hot to be outside. I guess the lookout in the distance is about 300 feet above the beach. There are mounds of vegetation interspersed among the … Continue reading

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Waiting

I sketched this morning with the North Park Drawing group. There was a mix-up with the models so our start time was delayed. An artist volunteered to pose while we waited and we got to it. I worked quickly, fearing the model … Continue reading

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Fruit in a Basket

I liked the way the fruit looked in the colorful woven basket on the dark wooden table and sketched it as part of a larger scene that included a bookshelf, paint box and sketchbook in the background. Later I decided … Continue reading

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Sunlight at Toulon’s Train Station

While we waited at the Toulon Train Station in France last week, I got two quick line sketches of the station from the last platform. My eye was caught by the light and shadows from the strong summer sun. Later … Continue reading

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Luke Wants In

Luke was banished so people could work inside on the bathroom without his supervision, poor Luke! I continued to work on showing light and think the bits on the patio, furniture, and greenery convey midday California light. However, the light … Continue reading

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