Category Archives: Close to home

Happy 79th Birthday, Golden Gate Bridge!

It’s 79 years since the Golden Gate Bridge opened! I’m lucky to live close enough to see it. drive across it and sketch it often. Here are some sketches of it I’ve done over the last few years: some from vista … Continue reading

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Plain white water tower

This plain white water tower  and smokestack on 5th street in San Jose once belonged to the American Can Company and stand as a quiet reminders of the agricultural past of Silicon Valley. Now this little forgotten pocket of San Jose is where … Continue reading

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At Mission San Juan Bautista

A quick little trip to San Juan Bautista Continue reading

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Trying to mix it up and do some no-line watercolor painting once in a while. Based on new and exciting stuff I learnt in the workshop I took with Tom Hoffman. I thought I’d start with an easy subject and setup, … Continue reading

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One Tall Crane

This was a huge construction crane. Every time it spun back and lowered it’s hook, these men would pick up and quickly attach yet another huge air conditioning unit for the crane to pick up. If I had thumbnailed this and figured … Continue reading

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Back at Stanford Memorial Church

Sketching with friends Continue reading

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Annual Art Show, Part 2

More music sketches… Continue reading

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