Tag Archives: Spring

A Dock Leading to Adventure

I was drawing at Søndersø Lake in Denmark when some children came along and began to play in front of me. In an instant, the sketch changed from being about a spring afternoon along a lake to being about three … Continue reading

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In a Danish Forest

We flew to Copenhagen three days ago. My Southern California eyes are feasting on the glorious Danish spring. Today I spent several hours in the nearby forest of Hareskov, attempting to capture the suggestion of new green that is budding … Continue reading

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The Florida Canyon Traihead

One of my favorite San Diego views is the view of the Florida Canyon Trailhead from the Rose Garden at Balboa Park. It is especially compelling in late spring when our rainy season is ending, and the foliage is young … Continue reading

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El Cajon Mountain

I went out to El Monte Park in Lakeside, California, with the San Deigo Watercolor Society for our monthly paintout. Although it is only 20 miles away, the feel of the area is of mountainous desert and it is very … Continue reading

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I walked up to the college campus to make some quick sketches. Spring is in full bloom, the pandemic is receding, and the campus is regaining its previous energy. I like this sketch of two people laughing together because it … Continue reading

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Soaking in the Spring Sun

Soaking in the Spring Sun This figure is of our model from my Thursday sketching group this week. For this pose, she sat with her face lifted, as though she was relishing the gentle warmth of San Diego’s spring sunshine. … Continue reading

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San Diego’s Spring Is Near

The little rain southern California gets in December can make for a spectacular spring in January and February and this year shows great promise. This morning when I was back at Torrey Pines, I was struck by how the coastal … Continue reading

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