Tag Archives: San Diego

Cliffs Below Cabrillo National Monument

My cousin and I painted the cliffs below Cabrillo National Monument a few days ago. It was a foggy day with soft, muted light. I don’t usually make many adjustments to my paintings when I get home, mostly because something … Continue reading

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A Moment Near Mission Beach

My cousin and I painted near Mission Beach. A street that curved away from us toward the beach caught our attention, as did the gentle light from the foggy afternoon. It was busy with cars and pedestrians, but somehow the … Continue reading

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In the Mediterranean Garden

My cousin, who is a superb artist, is in town for a few days. We went up to the college today and spent the day painting there. In the morning, we stood at our easels by the edge of the … Continue reading

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More from Yesterday

These are two looser pieces from my sketching trip yesterday to the West Basin along San Diego Bay. It is the same subject matter of people and their gear, but I completed these more rapidly and with less planning.

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Cleaning up the Kayak

I sketched today at the West Basin along San Diego Bay. The water was full of people on paddleboards, kayaks, and such. But the color of the building across the parking lot caught my eye, so I turned my back … Continue reading

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Roller Skating at Liberty Station

There is a place in Liberty Station in San Diego where roller skaters of all skill levels gather. I went there today to practice sketching people in motion, which I did. But, after watching a bit, what I really wanted … Continue reading

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Out Sketching in Balboa Park

Today is our second day without COVID restrictions. It feels so good to be out and about again, although many of us are still clinging to our masks. This morning I went to Balboa Park and sketched a bit. I … Continue reading

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