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Through the Trees

 

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Stairway in Shadow

Cold day in the park. Most of this stairway was in shade, but a strip of light through the trees caught one edge.

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Gap

Most of the wood has been removed from the old oak that fell after last year’s rains. A few logs remain, and the odd shape of the tree that grew next to the big oak, now no longer overshadowed by … Continue reading

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Winter Sun

 

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Basketball Court

The basketball court in the park is actually a single hoop in an open area near the swimming pool, flanked by grassy hills, lawns and picnic benches.

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Jogger

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The Afterlife of Trees

The big oak is not the first tree in Dimond Park that has had to be cut down. A giant stump next to the utility building memorializes another old oak. The peeling sign reads “Please respect this educational display of … 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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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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Do Not Climb

In the tot lot next to the doomed oak is a a circular structure with a sign on it that says “Do not climb.” I suppose the little seats mean it’s just a fancy bench, but those big parallel arcs … Continue reading

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