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Summer is….

Summer is my favorite season in California. Summer is when school is out and I get to hang out with my kids a whole lot of the time. Summer is all the things we’ll do and explore over the next few weeks. Last week it … 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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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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A warm day in the Mission District, San Francisco

An unusually warm day for San Francisco – 75 degrees and not windy. My idea of a perfect day to sketch in the city. This is the view of the street corner (Mission and 25th) from the window at Mission … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist: Jun Pei Cui

Every weekend, Jun Pei Cui sets up a little table with a very powerful table lamp outside the Museum Store at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Jun Pei Cui is a Master Seal Maker, and author of the … Continue reading

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Doing the touristy thing in San Francisco

Nothing is more touristy than Fishermans Wharf in San Francisco. Yes, it’s mad, it totally misses that wonderful feel of all the different neighborhoods of the city. But is is fun, especially with kids. First stop: Musee Mechanique, with it’s … Continue reading

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