Tag Archives: San Diego Urban Sketchers

Around the Lake

Our plein air group met at Santee Lakes this morning. The air was still, the trees were losing their leaves, and it was a perfect morning for painting reflections.

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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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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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San Diego Harbor and Ships

Sunday was a foggy morning, but the Urban Sketchers were in full force along the San Diego Harbor. The light was muted, beautiful, and in shades of blue, especially on the water’s surface. The last time I painted the Coronado … Continue reading

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Balboa Park with the Urban Sketchers

Yesterday afternoon I began to sketch a couple sitting on a log looking over at the gigantic Moreton Bay Fig Tree that dominates Balboa Park’s eastern side as you walk in from the parking lot. An arch from two yellow … Continue reading

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Sunset with the Urban Sketchers

The San Diego Urban Sketchers Symposium kicked off tonight with a Drink and Draw in Little Italy. The plaza overlooks the harbor and seats a good-sized crowd. We all visited and made art together as the sun went down. It … Continue reading

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Seaside Sisters

Two women came out of the water and stood at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, in a perfect spot for me to sketch them quickly. They were chatting away and enjoying each other’s company. I don’t know if they … Continue reading

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