Posts filed under: Sketches

Sketches

Sketches are mostly for study purposes and will include pencil, ink and fast in-situ watercolor work.

After much back and forth for about 3-4 years, I bit the bullet. It was an opportune time – I was single parenting, office work was stressful, household chores &...
With a traveling partner, I’ve been constrained to calling trees my models. Trees across parking lots at work or shelves of succulents at home. It’s good that this eucalyptus tree...
Urban Wilderness: How to do a quick capture Have you always wanted to draw the way you did when you were growing up but don’t have time now? Let’s learn...
Where is the dialog? Where is the education system? Where are the courses on manners, civic sense and ability to discern facts from opinions? I am against Trump. I am...
Is there a reason that all of a sudden one tries to practice in a new medium when they have not practiced their usual medium of choice in a while?...
Yvonne, Steve and I painted at Lake Merritt in Oakland to celebrate Steve’s 40th birthday and it was a blast. The weather was picture perfect, I had never been to...
If you have had kids or dependents and have long been envious of help your friends get so that you and your date can have a night to yourself, you...
Our ash isn’t doing well given the three years of drought. The water table has fallen too low for even the long roots to find water. We’ve been advised to water...
More than studies, it was charcoal binging. Kids were out for a week which meant an unwritten yes to make the living room with yellow fabric chair open to a...
Sometimes a time comes when the choices before you aren’t trivial. There are no experiences your own or borrowed to affirm your choices. But then a song comes along and...