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Art Box San Jose. A Public Art project

When I first saw beautiful artwork popping up on utility boxes all over the city of San Jose, I knew I wanted to paint a box myself . So I got in touch with Cherri of ArtBox San Jose, and … Continue reading

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A strange pairing: sketches from a garden and a salon

It helps when a weekend’s sketches hold together thematically. These don’t. Two from the salon, sketched while my daughter had her haircut. One from Filoli Gardens in Woodside. Lady getting her nails done. What I enjoyed most about this scene … Continue reading

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Florida

Never looked closely at airline safety instructions until K got totally fascinated with them. Love how the people look all zen and other-worldly as they don their floatation devices and hang around in the ocean. The kids love a beach- … Continue reading

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Almaden Farmer's Market

Drawing at the farmer’s market is lots of fun- and very challenging.. Everyone moves so fast- I draw a squiggle,look back up- and everything has changed!

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More sunflowers

These are drawn in black marker and colored in with Kavya’s Crayola “Pipsqueak”  markers. I like that the back of the heads is as interesting to draw as the fronts.   Here’s a closeup:

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Sunflower

Drawing sunflowers reminds me of an awful art “exam” I took as a kid- called “elementary exam”. I like sunflowers, though, there’s nothing wishy-washy about them. This one is Van Gogh-inspired. Van Gogh’s forgotten sunflowers, a week after he painted … Continue reading

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