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Miller Red Barn

I saw an intriguing sign in Gilroy the other day. It said “Save Miller Red Barn” and listed this facebook page. Coincidentally, I’ve been working on a design project on the history of the City of Gilroy, so I know quite a … Continue reading

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Things on wheels: Finding little bits of time to draw stuff around me

A couple of years ago, I’d have grumbled about not finding time (or stuff) to sketch when I got really busy at work. But since I joined the group Urban Sketchers, I’ve realized everything around me is sketchable- and 10 … Continue reading

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Factory sketch: Input, anyone?

I pass this “factory site” often and stopped to sketch it one day. I thought the structure itself was interesting, but I also liked how the chain link fence and the gate added to the industrial look of it…. So … Continue reading

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Sketching at Sunset

Sunset form my bedroom window.The trouble with sketching at sunset is that you’re looking directly into the glare, AND the color disappears from the scene really quickly as the sun goes down. It’s hard enough to draw staring right into … Continue reading

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Quiet corner, Gilroy, CA

This house is just a block away from downtown Gilroy, but it seems like it’s miles away from anyplace. It’s a doctor’s office but I never see anyone going in there.

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Sue's Coffee Roasting, Gilroy

There’s always interesting conversation to be overheard at Sue’s Coffee Roasting. And they have a beautiful bean roaster, and a strange wooden sign that says ‘beach” when they’re nowhere near the ocean 🙂 Another view, and different people:

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Downtown Gilroy

A quiet corner at the taqueria. and a view of the Old Town Hall, downtown Gilroy.

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