Taking Flight - an Origami Stab Bound Book

TAKING FLIGHT - AN ORIGAMI STAB BOUND BOOK

On the left is a "practice" crane we made to get used to making the cranes for the book structure taught by Gina Pisello. On the right...

Urban Sketching in Chula Vista

URBAN SKETCHING IN CHULA VISTA

Today the San Diego Urban Sketchers met on a street corner in Chula Vista. We had views of the village, Fuddruckers, Memorial Park...

 
 
 
Spanish Village with the San Diego Sketch Crawlers

SPANISH VILLAGE WITH THE SAN DIEGO SKETCH CRAWLERS

Once a month the San Diego Sketch Crawlers meet in Spanish Village to draw whatever strikes our interest. Today I noticed a little...

100daysofsketchbookentries

100DAYSOFSKETCHBOOKENTRIES

The100dayproject This gouache was done from a reference photo taken yesterday at Lake Hodges. I painted it in my homemade sketchbook.

 
 
 
At Lake Hodges with my Gouache Palette

AT LAKE HODGES WITH MY GOUACHE PALETTE

I decided to work in gouache when I went painting with the Inland Painters at Lake Hodges this morning. It rained today and has been...

Sketching in the Waiting Room

SKETCHING IN THE WAITING ROOM

I was very active with my sketching habit for many years. I still carry my sketchbook with me but most days it stays in my purse. In...

 
 
 
I have poor eyesight

I HAVE POOR EYESIGHT

Healing from retinal detachment surgery and looking forward to cataract surgery I am facing many challenges with my poor eyesight.

WATERCOLOR WITH INLAND PAINTERS IN ESCONDIDO

Painting with the Inland Painters at the head of an Escondido Trail.

 
 
 
Urban Sketching at Farmers Market at Old Poway Park

URBAN SKETCHING AT FARMERS MARKET AT OLD POWAY PARK

I went to Old Poway Park with the intent of sketching. Having music while I was Urban Sketching was a treat. I drew the musician with...

Some people just don't like vegetables

SOME PEOPLE JUST DON'T LIKE VEGETABLES

My husband is a meat and potatoes man.

 
 
 
Main Street, Vista Village with San Diego Urban Sk

MAIN STREET, VISTA VILLAGE WITH SAN DIEGO URBAN SK

This sketch was created on location on Main Street in Vista, CA. The location of the San Diego Urban Sketchers event on Sunday. The...

Los Rios Street with Urban Sk

LOS RIOS STREET WITH URBAN SK

This sketch was created on Los Rios Street this weekend while attending an event with Los Angeles Urban Sketchers, San Diego Urban...

 
 
 
Urban Sketching in Old Town San Diego

URBAN SKETCHING IN OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO

The San Diego Urban Sketchers met on the corner of Twiggs Avenue and San Diego Avenue in Old Town to sketch and welcome 2 out of town...

LYDIA VELARDE SKETCHBOOK FLIP - HOMEMADE BOOK SEPT. - NOV. 2018

This book was made in a workshop at the Mingei Art Museum in San Diego. I used the papers they gave us which was from various promotional...

 
 
 
Drawing from Life - "Chess Retreat"

DRAWING FROM LIFE - "CHESS RETREAT"

Every year our friend drives down from Los Angeles for a Chess Retreat. He stays at our house and we play marathon chess. I am the...

Life Drawing at the San Diego Watercolor Society

LIFE DRAWING AT THE SAN DIEGO WATERCOLOR SOCIETY

Left: Five 2-minute sketches with a Japanese Brush Pen Right: Two 10-minute Sketches. Pendil Contour Line Drawing and Watercolor Two...

 
 
 
Chess game

CHESS GAME

Playing chess with an old buddy of ours.

A MINI BOOK MADE WITH SCRAPS

This is a littlebook I made with scraps during the commonthreads workshop with orlyavineri and beatrizheaton leather bookarts bookbinding...

 
 
 
Flowers in Gouache

FLOWERS IN GOUACHE

In the past, I have not been too fond of painting flowers but I have this lovely still life on my kitchen table and have taken on the...

Neighbors en plein air

NEIGHBORS EN PLEIN AIR

This small gouache is a plein air sketch of my neighbor's house.

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

What I Love About Plein Air

What I Love About Plein Air

'In My Cherry Grove' 8x10 plein air pastel ©Karen Margulis The Cherry Trees were calling to me. They needed to be painted. I could take a hundred pictures of them but nothing... Read more ...

The Empty Tomb - Illuminated Manuscripts

The Empty Tomb - Illuminated Manuscripts

British Library - Harley 2952 fol-26v The Empty Tomb Resurrected Christ The Gospel of John contains a narrative of an empty garden tomb including the appearance of Jesus: Early... Read more ...

Finished-ish • 6B pencil in procreate • drawing portrait

Finished-ish • 6B pencil in procreate • drawing portrait

Finished-ish • 6B pencil in procreate • drawing portrait portraiture sketch face beard ipadpro ipad procreate applepencil crosshatching artistsoninstagram Read more ...

Womanized

Womanized

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서울 어반 스케치에 처음 나간날 테크노마트

서울 어반 스케치에 처음 나간날 테크노마트

4월 20일 토요일 아침에 비가 오려는지 날뜩 찌푸린 날씨다 서울 어반 스케쳐스 메일 회신을 받은 후 첫 모임이다. 설레기도 하고 불안하기도 한 마음으로 테크노 마트로 출발한다. 테크노 마트는 그 건물은 이름대로 최첨단의 기술과 제품으로 무장한 마트이다. 그곳에서 그리기라는 아날로그적인 행위가 어째 어색하게 느껴... Read more ...

Nature's Wild Garden, Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Nature's Wild Garden, Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Nature's Wild Garden11x14 oil on canvas See this painting at ArtScape, Dallas Arboretum, DeGolyer House, Dutch Art Gallery is Showing Selected Artist work: Katherine Martinez... Read more ...

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

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Pillsbury Panorama: 1905

Pillsbury Panorama: 1905

The Mississippi River circa 1905. "St. Anthony's Falls and flour mills at Minneapolis." Panorama made from three 8x10 glass negatives. View full size. Read more ...

Contemporary Sunset Landscape, "Fernandina Sunset," by Amy Whitehouse

Contemporary Sunset Landscape, "Fernandina Sunset," by Amy Whitehouse

Pastel, 9" x 12" $175 I'm so enjoying painting with pastels.This scene can be anywhere,but for the sake of a title,I named it Fernandina Sunset.End of day has a certain... Read more ...

3618 5

3618 5

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...