Tag Archives: cityscape

Simple

Learning to make simple statements from busy scenes, about 20 minutes each.

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The Economy

More and more tent camps visible around the city.

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Playgrounds

Playgrounds close up and in the distance.

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Progress

At a freeway offramp, a man asking for spare change flags himself with balloons. The local library branch was recently remodeled. It has self-checkout with OCR readers, laptops to lend for in-library use, and I just noticed usb outlets in … Continue reading

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Library

This started as a sketch of two old men sitting on a bench in front of the library on an overcast day. Two police SUVs pulled up in front of the library, blocking my view, and when they left a … Continue reading

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Tents and Trees

I drew this scene once before, the Here There sign sculpture on the Berkeley Oakland border. At that time it was just big letters on a lawn facing a busy intersection. Now a homeless camp sits among the letters.   … Continue reading

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A Walk In The Park

Along a fence that screens construction in Dimond Park.

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Cresting Fruitvale 6pm

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Odd Building

There’s a row of buildings facing a railroad track in a semi-developed part of town, most of which are functioning businesses. But one of them is an old wooden building with windows askew and gaping holes, so falling-apart that it … Continue reading

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Street Tree in Rain

Morning drizzle, the darkest shadows were on this little tree, and all around were muted colors.

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