Tag Archives: Spring

Spring Nudges Santee Lakes

The San Diego Watercolor Society met this morning at Santee Lakes, just east of San Diego. We are moving into spring here, although without as much green as usual since we have had very little rain. The bare trees across the … Continue reading

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San Diego Hillside

This is a surprisingly difficult scene to sketch. At first it looked like two canna lily blossoms against a green background. The more I sketched the more I noticed all the other flowers on the hillside and soon I had a jumble of … Continue reading

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Frisbee Golf at Kit Carson Park in Escondido

I went to the San Diego Watercolor Society Paint Out in Escondido this morning for a demonstration by an inspiring landscape artist, Shuang Li . Afterwards we painted in her style along the duck pond and I was near two artists who really … Continue reading

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Sketching Urban Sketchers at the Farm Stand

This morning I sketched with the Urban Sketchers at the West Farm Stand in Escondido. I liked the diagonal that the row of sketchers formed against the horizon of the field. The semi rural setting was full of new spring color and I … Continue reading

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After the Storms that Broke the Drought

It was a gorgeous day and well spent with my landscape class at San Dieguito County Park. I pretty much painted the same scene from the same spot last week but several stormy days resulted in so much more greenery that the … Continue reading

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San Dieguito County Park

We are at that point of spring where the trees are still mostly bare but the ground cover is a gorgeous green. My landscape class visited a county park, San Dieguito, and it was perfect for capturing this seasonal moment. … Continue reading

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