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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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Sculpture in Seattle

The first thing that struck me about Seattle this time around ( I was there almost 2 years ago, was I not looking?) was HOW MUCH public art there is everywhere. ¬†Here are a few sketches of some pieces that … Continue reading

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San Francisco in the summer

Want to catch a super foggy, windy day in the city? Chances are pretty high you will-especially if it’s summer. It’s noon, and 70 degrees, but the fog is relentless. We’re parked at Fort Point, just below the bridge when … Continue reading

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Old friends, wine, jazz on a Sunday afternoon….and sketching

Friends, jazz , wine and some sketching all in one afternoon is wonderful, but when the musicians playing while you sketch ( and try to drink a glass of wine, all at the same time) ARE your friends, it’s even … Continue reading

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