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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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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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Sequoia in Dimond Park

There’s a sequoia tree in the park whose branches grow in a spiral, with a gap because it’s crowded next to a pine. When I can see into the branches like that, I wonder what it must be like to … Continue reading

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Starts

It’s dawned on me that I’m painting a series on Dimond Park, just because I spend so much time there with Shadow. Here are some painting starts, where I begin translating the sketches into paintings by blocking in the big … Continue reading

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Into Color

Lattice roof makes shade over columns of Scout Hut storage building in the park. It faces the creek and benches made of tree trunks, often a staging area for volunteer work crews and solo joggers.

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Light Spills Down Slope

A hurried sketch of a slope in Dimond Park:   and the painting of the scene I finished afterward:

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This Week’s Sketchbook

  Over the weekend an art festival was held at the park, and a stage set up with a performance by Circus Bella.

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Redwood Shade in progress

Color sketch.

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Musicians–color

Color version, musicians at farmers market, Jack London Square.

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A Walk In The Park

Along a fence that screens construction in Dimond Park.

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