Category Archives: san jose

More sketching near home

We’ve had so much rain in Northern California this winter and spring (and it’s still raining, which is so unusual for us) that it is super-green everywhere, and the lakes and waterfalls are pretty spectacular. This waterfall was at the … Continue reading

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(All sorts of) People Drawing

One last post before a two-week blog-break for me. But lots to share at the end of two weeks, I promise. Are you thinking of the #OneWeek100People2019 challenge yet? It’s coming up the week of April 8-12. If you are … 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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Line first or color first?

Line first or color first? Process shots. Continue reading

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Why Save a Sign?

Why Save a Sign? Morgan Newby has a great reason for wanting to save this wonderful sign of a cowboy that sits on his lot. Continue reading

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