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Baby Gargoyle

Sketch for baby gargoyle.

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In Progress 2: Gargoyle

Not worrying about accurate shapes at this point, still working out the lights and darks. Trial and error painting background.

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Work in Progress: Walking Home Shadow

The afternoon sun cast a long shadow on the sidewalk in front of me as I walked home.

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Work in Progress: Gargoyle

What would it feel like for a gargoyle to get to the other side, the inside, of a stained glass window?  

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A Bench to Watch From

There’s a bench shaded by redwoods next to the tennis courts in the park. In July I saw bright pink flowers blooming next to that bench, but now summer is fading and those flowers are gone.

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Picnic Shade

The picnic tables in this painting are off in the distance, as are the people. Maybe it reflects the introvert in me, who’d rather watch people from a distance.  

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Losing the Thread

I remember the first time I ever tried to draw a smile, when I was about five years old. First I drew the crescent shaped open mouth. So far, so good. Then I drew a bunch of up-and-down lines for … Continue reading

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Magnolia, in progress

Across the main lawn of the park you can see a giant magnolia that used to stand next to a giant oak. But that oak has fallen and been cleared away.

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Two Trees

I started off wanting to make sense of a tangle of trees and shrubs in the shade, but like insistent siblings, two trees in the sunlight took over the composition.

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Play Tower

Play tower on a weekday morning, empty for the moment, but there’s always a nanny with a stroller somewhere nearby.

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