Category Archives: california

Looking (very hard) for a silver lining

Why yesterday was amazing. Continue reading

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Beauty- Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

This show at the San Jose Museum of Art deserves a lot more than the hour and half I was there, so I’ll be back for more, But meanwhile, here’s a little peek at some the the Beauties in the show. … Continue reading

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Reportage illustration with just 3 tools

Reportage illustration with one pen, one pencil and small journal. Continue reading

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A little rain in Oregon

Last week, we did a quick road trip up to Ashland in Southern Oregon. I could swear the weather changes just as you drive across the California-Oregon border. Dry and sunny one minute and rainy and green when you cross over. This might … Continue reading

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Only in San Francisco

It was a super warm day in San Francisco. This first sketch is done during the People and Places workshop in the city , which was a day after the one in Berkeley. At the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market, a location … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Berkeley

A sunny afternoon on the Cal campus… Continue reading

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Luna Park Chalk Art Festival

A couple of weekends ago, I was at the Luna Arts Chalk festival. It’s the first one I’ve been to, and I am going to be back for sure. What fun to walk into a park and find the pavement … Continue reading

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