Drawings

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…

I was tired of untangling necklaces and earrings and couldn’t find a jewelry box to purchase that wouldn’t perpetuate the problem. So I took a…

When I first came to California, I didn’t recognize a lot of the plants, because so many would never thrive on the East Coast. I…

Every year at this time, the berries of the Pyracantha and Cottoneaster get ripe—really ripe as in fermented—and the birds go nuts. It sounds like…

On Christmas Day, my friend Nancy took me to the Dolphin Club in San Francisco. I am fascinated at the ability of people to be…

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