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More from the Farmers’ Market

This might just turn into a summer of sketching the Farmers’ Market every Sunday. Here are this week’s sketches. Usually I choose what to focus on: is it the produce that’s the focus of the sketch? Or is it the … Continue reading

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Cars

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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Of Dry Cleaners and Felafel Joints

When you sketch a place – a view, a street, a monument – you get to know it so well. The light, the textures, the colors, all the stuff you would miss if you weren’t looking so deeply. So it’s … Continue reading

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The end of soccer season, the start of barbecue season

The kids aren’t out of school yet, but it feels like summer already. Soccer season is over, and barbecue season is here. My son’s team was the Bombers. And what a fun bunch of kids and parents they are. Too … Continue reading

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Hot Air Balloons and Vintage Cars

It takes a LOT to get my family excited about getting up early on the weekend and getting out of the house early in the morning. Today was one of those days. Every year, Wings of History Museum in San Martin, … Continue reading

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A week in Southern Utah

Sketches from a week-long trip to Southern Utah. I’ve been to this corner of the world before and thought I knew what to expect. But, just like 2 decades ago, I was floored by the incredible landscape. I don’t think … 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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A day in Santa Cruz

Saturday afternoon at the Arboretum in Santa Cruz. This is the succulents section. A medley of form and texture. I wish I’d chosen a clear focal point to set up this composition…. And this is the blue whale skeleton at … 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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Color and Motion: Garba at the Asian Art Museum

These dancers at the Asian Art Museum were dancing the Garba, a dance from Gujarat, India. The dance sequences were really short: each session lasted a frenzied 5 minutes, danced to a catchy Bollywood tune . I made each of … Continue reading

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