Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Palm Leaf book

This is a Palm Leaf Book made from instructions in the book, Making Hand Made Books by Alisha Golden. It is 1.5 x 5 inches. The paper watercolor paper from an old painting I didn't like. It is bound with bakers thread and 2 buttons.



Saturday, February 21, 2015

North Park Water Tower

The North Park Water Tower is located in San Diego and is registered with the California State Historical Resources Commission. The tower was built in 1924, and it held 1.2 million gallons before it was retired in the 1990s.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Bernardo Winery

The Bernardo Winery is oldest family owned and operated winery in Southern California. This watercolor sketch painting was done at the winery today.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Bathroom Tips Zine

First published in 2009 the Public Restroom Tips zine is back and on my etsy store, take a look!
https://www.etsy.com/shop/LydiaVelardeArt?ref=hdr_shop_menu






Friday, February 06, 2015

Weekday Sketchers at Spanish Village


Spanish Village, Balboa Park

This sketch painting was created today at Spanish Village.  This is an area of Balboa Park, in San Diego where over 37 working art studios are located. The village has a colorful flagstone patio filled with seasonal blooms, and unique shops housed under the historic Spanish-tile roofed buildings. Balb oa Park is also the location of our 3rd Annual West Coast Urban Sketcher Sketch Crawl, August 7, 8, 9 2015! information at:  http://3rdwcuskskcrawl.blogspot.com/