Tag Archives: San Diego

A Canyon Trail

There is a canyon near Balboa Park in San Diego that I have painted several times. It has a stark footpath that zigzags up to the mesa from the canyon floor. Runners and hikers love it and I do too. … Continue reading

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Cliffs by the Sea

I went to Sunset Cliffs with the Wednesday Painters today. It was a foggy morning and the sea color ranged from lavender to green, depending of the strength of the intermittent sunshine. There was a strong breeze and it felt … Continue reading

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Marigolds

Stores in San Diego have been full of marigolds in preparation for celebrating the Day of the Dead. I bought an especially large pot of them and put them on the deck. The yellow and orange are lovely against the … Continue reading

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Little Fisher-person with a Big Stick

I saw a small child playing with a stick along the edge of the sea and quickly sketched her. She seemed to waving the stick around the water as though she were fishing, which makes sense because there were many … Continue reading

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Bird of Paradise at Kanaka Landing

The SDWS Plein Air painters met up today at Kanaka Landing in the Liberty Station area of San Diego. We are in the midst of an intensely hot week and I feel that I captured a sense of the desert … Continue reading

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San Diego Canyon Trail

At the end of July I posted a painting https://deliberatesketch.com/2019/07/31/mesas-edge/ that shows a mid morning view of a canyon close to Balboa Park in San Diego. Here is a second view of it showing a late day view of the … Continue reading

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Grading Papers under the Plumbago

One of us graded and one of us sketched this Sunday afternoon. Our plumbego has made its way down the hill and over the patio, creating a place that calls out to be enjoyed.

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