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Sketchcrawl 46 - Bernal Heights, San Francisco

When it was time to leave for the Sketchcrawl in San Francisco I couldn’t find my sketch kit containing all my favorite sketching tools. I scoured the studio and the house. 325 more words

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Brazil Room, Tilden Park, Watercolor Painting Commission (steps in process)

When I received an email from a woman in Switzerland, asking if I’d be interested in a commission to paint the site of her wedding (the… 568 more words


Change Is...

I started to title this post “Change is Good” and then I thought, yeah, but change can be difficult too. As I thought of all the things change is (hard, exciting, scary, growth) I realized that if nothing else, change is constant, it just IS; thus the title. 193 more words

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Spring Things and not so Spring-y Things (Self-Portrait)

This little fig tree has survived so much: being transplanted, then a killer frost, and then transplanting again after sewer line work. As soon as leaves sprouted this year so did two figs. 127 more words

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Endless Summer Continues: Flowers from Christina's Garden

While the rest of the country is dealing with icy cold, we’re having a warmer-than- summer winter in Northern California. Instead of hunkering down and getting “rainy-day” tasks done at the computer I’m out walking for hours every day in the 72 degree sunshine with my pup. 165 more words

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Urban Avians and the Highway

While I was having my car’s oil changed at Toyota Albany I took a hike down to the SF Bay Trail to sketch. I followed a confusing bike and walking path that goes up onto an overpass and then down under the freeway. 186 more words

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Endless Summer #1: Clark Kerr Campus, World News Box

Although cold autumn weather and even snow already arrived in much of the western hemisphere, always radical Berkeley begs to differ. We had an unusually unfoggy and warm summer, a toasty fall, and now, with temperatures in the 70s we’re back to summer again. 147 more words

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