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Costa Rica, Part 2

Next up on our Costa Rican adventure was a stay at the town of La Fortuna, near Arenal Volcano National Park. Arenal Volcano is a perfectly shaped cinder cone, but you have to be lucky to see it. Of the 4 days we … Continue reading

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For someone who can’t tell one make of car from another, it’s surprising how many cars I draw. When I drive a car, it’s something that takes me from point A to point B. Hopefully it has low gas mileage, and … Continue reading

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More vintage signs in San Jose

To those of you that wrote in and told me about signs I must sketch in the South Bay, thank you! Here are a few recent sketches, most from your suggestions. Cambrian Park Plaza with it’s charming carousel. The Plaza … Continue reading

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A watercolor portrait in steps: Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Come fall, and the requests for watercolor portraits start pouring in. I am always amazed at how organized people are about getting their holiday shopping done so early in the year. I just worked on this piece of a pair … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Part 2 of 2

More Barcelona sketches. Walking the narrow alleyways of Barri Gotic is like something out of a dream. Little boutique stores with colorful clothes and accessories juxtaposed against the medieval stone walls and cobbled streets. Barcelona does that so well: the … Continue reading

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Sunny Day by the Ferry building

I was in San Francisco on a rare sort of day- sunny and warm enough for me to sketch outdoors. Here are a few sketches from my day. The bluest, clearest sky and Coit Tower. The tower is the recognizable … Continue reading

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My Many Indias. Part 6: Goa, Malvan Coast and goodbye India, I’ll be back!

Goa is where I “go back” to when I go to India. It is where my parents live. I know, lucky me! There’s the incredible surf and sand bit that everyone visits Goa for. But here’s some of the less … Continue reading

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Soccer Season

When you have 2 kids that play soccer, you end up with a LOT of soccer sketches: 2 practice sessions a week, 2 games a weekend, and after you’ve rushed like crazy and made it there just in time, there’s … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: FOOD, Fiber Arts Studio, Palo Alto

If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, you’re invited to the opening reception of an exhibition entitled “FOOD” at the  Fiber Arts Design Studio in Palo Alto. This is a group show featuring works related to the theme … Continue reading

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Cruising Alaska

A few highlights from a week-long Alaska Cruise… I expected to encounter a vast barren landscape, but what I saw instead was a landscape dotted with islands covered in dense coniferous forests in varying shades of blue-green ( who knew … Continue reading

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