Tag Archives: San Diego Urban Sketchers

Worldwide Urban Sketchers Sketchwalk

This afternoon our San Diego Chapter of the Urban Sketchers participated in the Worldwide Urban Sketchers Sketchwalk. All across the world local chapters met and sketched together for assigned 30-minute intervals while posting to social media. As I walked up to … Continue reading

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Woodie Fest at Moonlight Bay

The San Diego Urban Sketchers met today at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas to sketch vintage cars at the Woodie Fest. As I was looking around I came across three men making music along the edge of the show. I quickly … Continue reading

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Food Court at the North County Mall

The San Diego Urban Sketchers met this morning at the North County Mall’s food court. It was a good turnout and a great location for people sketching. This gouache sketch is in an 8 X 11 inch Moleskine sketchbook. 

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Live Sketching at the San Diego Opera

The San Diego Opera season opens this Saturday with Falstaff. Local artists were invited to live sketch the Wednesday working rehearsal and I was so glad to be part of the group yesterday evening. We sat in the orchestra section … Continue reading

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Little Italy in San Diego

This morning I sketched with some twenty San Diego Urban Sketchers in the Little Italy section of downtown San Diego.  Little Italy is a very busy place and I think I captured a bit of its jumble in this sketch. … Continue reading

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Sketching the Urban Sketchers

This morning the San Diego Urban Sketchers met at the West Coast Clydesdale Ranch. We spread out and sketched buildings, horses, chickens, vegetation, corrals and the vista. As usual my attention was more focused on people and I did several different … Continue reading

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View from the cell phone lot

I used to dislike waiting but how can I complain with a view like this from the San Diego airport cell phone lot? I wanted to catch the animated feeling of the holiday traffic so I drew with quick gestures, holding … Continue reading

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Urban Sketching at Summers Past Farms

The San Diego Urban Sketchers gathered today at Summers Past Farms in El Cajon. Summers Past is a family owned nursery, gift store, garden, wedding venue and interesting sketching location. I chose a rusted out truck on the far edge … Continue reading

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Grape Park, Escondido

There was a big turnout today when the San Diego Urban Sketchers met in Escondido at Grape Park. There were many historic buildings from Escondido’s past to sketch, including the depot and train from the Santa Fe Rail line, which is … Continue reading

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Hotel del Coronado

The San Diego Urban Sketchers met today to sketch the historic Hotel del Coronado,  just across the bay from San Diego. There were so many possibilities for this sketch. I walked around a bit and decided to sketch a view … Continue reading

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