Tag Archives: Mexico

A Sisterly Conversation

I am in the middle of a two-week trip with my sisters to the beautiful Mexican city of Oaxaca. Talking might be our main activity, which we enjoy very much. I also like the long conversations because it gives me … Continue reading

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Streamers above Oaxaca

We walked along Calle Macedonio Alcalá in Oaxaca yesterday evening, and the streamers blowing in the breeze above us were mesmerizing. Later I sketched this in dim lighting, using photos to help me remember what I saw. I like the … Continue reading

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One Last Afternoon at the Beach

We spent a last afternoon on the beach yesterday and I did my best to soak up as much of the scene as possible. Mazatlan is a charming city with a gracious people. The seaside, framed by old brightly painted … Continue reading

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Sunset Comes to the Olas Altas

The busy street along Mazatlan’s Olas Altas is transformed four evenings a week into a pedestrian walkway. Children take to the street with their bikes, families stroll, neighbors touch base, young couples connect, and visitors marvel at its glorious beauty.

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Along the Beach

It is great to be out on the beach, with the gorgeous light, breeze and activity. With so much to see and sketch, it makes me feel rich. This is part of a series of quick gesture sketches.

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Looking North along the Olas Altas in Mazatlan

I sometimes enjoy making quick sketches, like this one from the beach yesterday. The rapid changes of the sea, people, and light lend an urgency to the decision making and leave very little time to hesitate over a difficult call. … Continue reading

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Marching in Mazatlan

Standing for your beliefs is important so when I realized I would be missing San Diego’s Second Women’s March, I felt sad that we committed to these vacation dates back in August. But while down on the beach sketching yesterday, … Continue reading

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