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No sketching

The last couple of weeks seemed like a no-sketch weeks. But then I looked through my sketchbooks and there’s been a few sketches I managed to slip in. Nothing big, nowhere exotic. A bunch of places I’ve sketched at before and … Continue reading

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A day in Santa Cruz

Saturday afternoon at the Arboretum in Santa Cruz. This is the succulents section. A medley of form and texture. I wish I’d chosen a clear focal point to set up this composition…. And this is the blue whale skeleton at … Continue reading

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Weekend at Capitola Beach

It was my daughter’s 7th birthday last week. I asked what she wanted, and she said she wanted to go to Africa. Since that wasn’t possible on short notice, we spent the weekend at Capitola Beach, an hour south of … Continue reading

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Sketching at Kuumbwa

This is the second time I’ve been to Kuumbwa  in Santa Cruz to listen to the White Album Ensemble.  Growing up (in India, in the 70s) the White Album LP was much coveted because it was inexplicably banned. But I digress… This time … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz

A day of sketching in Santa Cruz, California. Sketching the boats from the moving dock was a strange experience: the boats rock, the moving dock I was sitting on rocked, and then there were the waves…. Together it all made … Continue reading

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Drawing with Kavya

Kavya has been sketching with me more and more these days. it’s fun to draw with her and see what she sees. Nishant sometimes hangs around and has pretty critical comments about both our sketches. This is a pair of … Continue reading

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