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Porch of July

First, I watched Tina’s niece Kristen Koyama and her husband Mark H Rooney live streaming a taiko performance. Sketched from the computer screen as they drummed. Then went to the front yard to do an Independence Day commemorative sketch.  I … Continue reading

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Another stab at the ‘Vette

The neighbor’s Corvette was outside again today.  In the morning there was no shade in which to sit.  When I went out to get the mail at 1400, I noticed I could sit in the shade in my yard and … Continue reading

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Gates

After getting home from our daily walk at 0715, I had breakfast and went out again to sketch before it got too warm again.  It might reach 80 degrees today (27 c).  My neighborhood has houses that are all nearly … Continue reading

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Red

Went out in my neighborhood this morning before it got too hot.  My intention was to draw the Buddha statue(s) in front of a house around the corner.  But there was a car parked right in the point of view … Continue reading

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Moss and cairns

I waited for just the right moment to sketch this scene.  I wanted my spot to be in shade but a little sun on the subject.  As I started at 10 a.m. it was already 77° on the way to … Continue reading

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The ‘vett across the street

Our new-ish neighbor is a car guy.  His garage bays all have a car plus there’s a couple in the driveway.  It was a few months before I knew he had this shiny, black, corvette!  Yesterday it was there all … Continue reading

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Around the Corner

On our nearly daily walks around our neighborhood I noticed some scenes and views to which I’ve not paid much attention before.  This may be because we didn’t use to walk around the neighborhood but just drive through.  Our walks … Continue reading

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Backyard walker

While sewing more masks today, I opened my craft room window to let in the sun and feel the lovely breeze.  It was then I noticed a man walking back and forth in the yard across the bramble.  I got … Continue reading

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Forsythia

It’s been a beautiful day, sunny and 60 degrees f. (15 c).  I’ve been meaning to sketch my out of control forsythia so I thought today would be good as it was warm and the bright yellow blossoms won’t last … Continue reading

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Smoking Monkey

The prompt a couple days ago in my “Art in the Time of Self Quarantine” group was Buy a Pie. I’ve not been sketching much as I’ve been making cloth masks. But today was warmer and sunnier so I felt … Continue reading

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