Drawings

My first full day in France was St Valentine’s. Aix was decked out in Yayoi Kusama’s charming polka-dotted trees to open the 2013 Marseille/Provence Cultural Festivities. I…

drawing about packing

I made it! After several months of reducing my life in the States to zero, I am finally on the positive side of the number…

drawing of fallen leaves with poem

Les sanglots longs Des violons De l’automne Blessent mon coeur D’une langueur Monotone. Tout suffocant Et blême, quand Sonne l’heure, Je me souviens Des jours…

victoria embankment

I was in England this July, though not for the Olympics, but to visit family. Other than the charm of the people (and their noticeably…

sketch of Martigues, france

Recently back from a month in the South of France. Not wanting to spend too much time in the car, I limited my day trips…

Honeysuckle illustration

Introducing kids to the sweet secret of honeysuckle never loses its appeal. No better place to be in the summertime than the South of France….

I have started a textile/surface design class at the California School of Professional Fabric Design. We started with a 30-second sketch of a live flower…

doodle to music

Music definitely does something interesting to one’s brain. My friend John Loose is a specialist in early music percussion and performed last week, along with…

solar eclipse

Managed to catch the partial solar eclipse yesterday—no fog! But no safe viewing glasses so we improvised.

Here’s an opportunity to gather together images by season. As those who know me already know, I am obsessed by the seasonal manifestations of our…

cloud studies

Driving around in this variable weather gave me the opportunity to analyze how clouds really look. A lightbulb went off in my head as I…

Here is some lichen and old man’s beard I found on a plein air excursion down the peninsula. Lichen is the result of a nice…

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