Tag Archives: #wanderlust

Santa Barbara

With the Santa Ynez Mountains as a dramatic backdrop on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other Santa Barbara is a sketchers paradise. Everywhere you look there’s a sketching opportunity. Even on a short short trip I got … Continue reading

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Chagall – a small panel of America Windows 

Day 6/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth  Paying homage to Marc Chagall – who was born on this day (well yesterday actually, but my site was acting up and it didn’t get posted on time for some reason!!!)  The brilliant stained glass windows – … Continue reading

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Fireworks on the National Mall 

Day 5/31 – #WorldWatecolorMonth DC put on a spectacular show at the National Mall last night. Fear of thunderstorms had the fate of the fireworks in doubt, but we lucked out and the storm and rain held out long enough … Continue reading

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Circus Tent – Red,White and #YInMnBlue !

Day4/31 – #WorldWstercolorMonth This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the theme is Circus Arts. The Festival brings the rich history, mystique and diversity of American circus arts to life on the National Mall. There … Continue reading

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US Capitol – Ready for the 4th!

Day3/31- #WorldWatercolorMonth – today’s post is a really quick sketch of the US Capitol Building from the distance.  

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Utamaro’s Okubi-e

Day2/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth  Sackler gallery’s has a new exhibit ‘Inventing Utamaro’ displaying the famous triptych depicting the theme of “snow, moon and Flowers” of Kitagawa Utamaro. Along side this are also some fabulous woodblock prints of this legendary Japanese artist. I … Continue reading

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From my sketchbook

A short trip to LA in October gave me the chance to visit Long Beach and the Los Angels County Museum of Art. The visit to LACMA was too short and I have to go back again, bit I did … Continue reading

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