Category Archives: CA – San Francisco & North

A whole weekend of sketching

More work I did at Susan Cornelis’ workshop in Sebastopol, April 29-30. We practiced contour drawing at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, then ventured out to the Farmers Market, and also sketched both days while having lunch at local … Continue reading

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North, General | Leave a comment

Why not?

Posted in CA - East Bay, CA - San Francisco & North, General | 1 Comment

Remembering Bonnie… sketches of her patio

Image | Posted on by | 1 Comment

Inspiration from Susan

Recently enjoyed a sketching workshop in Sebastopol, Calf., taught by Susan Cornelis. I highly recommend her, especially if you are new to sketching. This workshop focused on having a sketch kit that you can easily carry, and being ready to¬†sketch … Continue reading

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North, General | 1 Comment

Clear directions

This sign in Guerneville caught my eye. I found it amusing, like a recipe for what to do in this river town. Take one beach, add liquor store, and proceed! Baste with oil, then simmer under gentle heat.¬†Rotate, brown all … Continue reading

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North, General | Leave a comment

River Day

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North, General | Leave a comment

Vintage truck

This old truck and others sat in a pasture along rural Highway 12 through the Santa Rosa area, & inspired me as a painting subject. When visiting my friend up there recently, I noticed the yard was empty & asked … Continue reading

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North, General | 3 Comments

Iris time

This time, photography says it best (this would be a good subject for watercolor, too). A couple of shots I took while visiting a beautiful garden near Santa Rosa a few weeks ago:  

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North, General | 1 Comment

It’s a bird… it’s a sardine can

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North | 1 Comment

Pt Reyes Workshop, Part I

Work from a wonderful Nature Sketchbooking workshop at Pt Reyes, taught by Kristin Meuser. At left, my sketch of our accommo- dations as night falls; studies from a birding book; and a few sea studies. Classes and workshops at Pt … Continue reading

Posted in CA - San Francisco & North | Leave a comment