Tag Archives: california

Wilder Ranch State Park

I went for a lovely walk at Wilder Ranch State Park and didn’t sketch these incredible views of the cliffs and the ocean. But this farm equipment at Jacobs Farm, I couldn’t pass that up. I guess I will just … Continue reading

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California Wildfires

If you live in California, you know we have a new season, one that never loomed over us like this every year: the season we burn. Climate Change is real. Continue reading

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Sand in my Palette

Empty beaches aren’t great for people sketching, that’s for sure. But I’ll take a safe, well-distanced beach over drawing people for now. Late in the evening last week, we drove to a deserted beach north of Davenport on the California … Continue reading

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Saratoga Library in the spring

Saratoga in the Spring: Cherry Blossoms and Mustard Fields Continue reading

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Baja, California Sur: 8

Last days in Baja, California Sur. Continue reading

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Baja, California Sur: 7

Baja, California Sur: Giant Saguaro and some lazing around Continue reading

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Baja, California Sur: 6

Baja, California Sur: Turtle Conservation in Todos Santos Continue reading

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Baja, California Sur: 5

Jewel-toned Coronado Island. Baja, California Sur. Continue reading

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FAQs: Line First or Paint First?

Line first or color? Continue reading

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Mustard Fields

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

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