Tag Archives: summer

Just pears

A little watercolor piece from a busy day… you’re never too busy to paint one tiny piece. My little Fluid watercolor paper block at 8×8 inches is perfect for a small piece. And these not-yet-ripe pears from a friend’s backyard were just … Continue reading

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The lonely lifeguard

However many kids there are at our community swimming pool, I still think the lifeguards, high up in their chairs, look lonely. There’s action all around them, but they don’t participate in the fun. Their job, instead, is to stay uninvolved in … Continue reading

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Back to the Beach

There’s a reason for that feeling of deja vu. Yes, I’m back at the same beach I sketched at last week: Back at Natural Bridges State Beach. Continue reading

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At the Beach

The start of the season called “Sketching on the Beach”.
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Pears 1, 2016.

First Pears, 2016 Continue reading

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Summer Lemonade Stand ( and the photo versus sketch debate)

My kids and their friends built a lemonade stand a couple of days ago. It was great fun (for them and their parents): Making sugary lemonade from backyard lemons, poster making, setting up a stand, and very enthusiastic shouts to … Continue reading

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Swim season comes to an end

No, the summer’s not over, but swim-meet season just ended this weekend with one final big meet. I blogged some of my swim sketches from the start of the season here.  Here are more sketches from the end of the season. … Continue reading

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