Tag Archives: San Diego

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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Wednesday Morning at Balboa Park

I sketched the Plaza de Panama at San Diego’s Balboa Park this morning. It was a quiet morning, and I wanted to capture that feeling in this sketch. I may go back Friday and do it again.

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More Seed Pods

These seed pods from the golden rain trees proved too hard to resist, so here they are again. I think yesterday’s seed pods had a better rhythm and color scheme, but todays’s pods have a more accurate shape. And both … Continue reading

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Seed Pods in a Vase

These seed pods are from the golden rain trees on my street. I think I caught them at their moment of strongest reds.

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Golden Rain Trees

This is the time of year that makes living on a street lined with golden rain trees so wonderful. First come delicate tiny yellow blossoms that float downwards. Then, over the next few weeks the blossoms are transformed into robust … Continue reading

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