Category Archives: Close to home

FAQs: Line First or Paint First?

Line first or color? Continue reading

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Bits

Drawings form the past week. Continue reading

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More Lesson Plans (and a new workshop)

More Lesson Plans. And a new workshop on weeknights so everyone can join in! Continue reading

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Two flutists (and a tabla player)

Friday night we attended a lovely little concert at the Saratoga Foothill Club in a¬†gorgeous hall designed by Julia Morgan. Ray Furuta and Prasad Bhandarkar played the Western flute and the Indian flute. Vikas accompanied Prasad on tabla. This first … Continue reading

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In a Cemetery with South Bay Sketchers

Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, South Bay Sketchers and my no-dewey-Decimal book categorizing system. Continue reading

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Mustard Fields

Saratoga, California. The mustard blooms are out! Continue reading

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Four Seasons Concert

6 hours, mostly backstage with 200 middle schoolers as they rehearse and perform at San Jose State University’s Music Hall. Continue reading

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