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Not worrying about accurate shapes at this point, still working out the lights and darks. Trial and error painting background.
The afternoon sun cast a long shadow on the sidewalk in front of me as I walked home.
What would it feel like for a gargoyle to get to the other side, the inside, of a stained glass window?
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Play tower on a weekday morning, empty for the moment, but there’s always a nanny with a stroller somewhere nearby.