Tag Archives: Urban Sketching

San Diego Bay

It was a perfect day for watching the bay go by.

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Fresh Fish for Dinner!

What could be better than fresh fish to celebrate the birthdays of my oldest brother and youngest sister, the two bookends of our large family? Happy Birthday to Bill and Lisa!

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San Diego Harbor and Ships

Sunday was a foggy morning, but the Urban Sketchers were in full force along the San Diego Harbor. The light was muted, beautiful, and in shades of blue, especially on the water’s surface. The last time I painted the Coronado … Continue reading

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Balboa Park with the Urban Sketchers

Yesterday afternoon I began to sketch a couple sitting on a log looking over at the gigantic Moreton Bay Fig Tree that dominates Balboa Park’s eastern side as you walk in from the parking lot. An arch from two yellow … Continue reading

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Sunset with the Urban Sketchers

The San Diego Urban Sketchers Symposium kicked off tonight with a Drink and Draw in Little Italy. The plaza overlooks the harbor and seats a good-sized crowd. We all visited and made art together as the sun went down. It … Continue reading

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View from Zoro Garden

Zoro Garden is a sunken garden squeezed between two large buildings at Balboa Park. On three sides, it is built up with stonework nooks that shelter plants attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. This view is towards the fourth side and … Continue reading

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Succulent of Unusual Size

I am getting ready to give a demo for the San Diego Urban Sketchers at the end of this month. I’ll be sketching at Balboa Park’s Succulent Garden. It is full of eye-catching plants and land formations and is one … Continue reading

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