Tuesday, November 22, 2011

morning stuff

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

torrey pines


this sketch was done while waiting for a friend.

the bridge at torrey pines, san diego ca.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Friday, September 09, 2011

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Monday, September 05, 2011

box making

Today I made a box out of a square sheet of paper to "organize" some cards in my office. The box on the left is a brown cardboard box covered with the same paper. This will help me keep my small frames in a more compact space in my artroom.

While I was doing this I was wondering why I don't just buy boxes instead of making them. I think this is just what artists DO...

Monday, August 29, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Saturday, August 06, 2011

7 Gods of Happiness



Today I finished Ebisu, my 3rd God in the set of 7 Gods of Happiness. He is pure hearted and contented with a simple life, always lucky and happy.
To his right is Hotei, very open-minded, an optimist and always happy.
The lady is Benten the only woman in the group. She represents art, literature, music and eloquence and my favorite. The tallest figure is about 8 inches tall.
I was introduced to these when my friend Eileen showed me a set her dad gave her when she was a little girl.



Monday, August 01, 2011

Tooth Rock



The big rock on the top of the hill is called Tooth Rock.

I plan to photograph it every month for a year from the very same location and make a poster out of it.

I have 3 photos so far!

This is August 1st 2011 version of TOOTH rOCK.



Monday, July 25, 2011

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Sunday, July 17, 2011

kitchen patio



a friend in the kitchen patio



Saturday, July 16, 2011

Monday, July 04, 2011

Crow stamps



A few years ago I met 2 strangers on the internet. One of them was Stephen Sloan who is an artist, book binder, street performer and an eraser carver. He has inspired me in so many ways. I finally tried my own stamp carvings when making a gift for a friend. This is a "test page" testing 4 stamps of crows I made during the last week. It's getting easier with the right tools and lots of practice. Oh, the other stranger I met was Rachel Kopel my art buddy, book maker and mail artist. Thanks guys!!


Sunday, July 03, 2011

International zine Month



My very first zine got a good revie in Narcoloepsy press!
and BTW its International Zine Month
http://internationalzinemonth.wordpress.com/

Saturday, July 02, 2011

Farmers Market in Poway California


I like getting my fresh flowers at the farmers market because they are very inexpensive and you get big bundles! This was a vendor selling succulents.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

San Diego County Fair



Sketching at the San Diego County Fair this week with Terry and Kathy.

Saturday, June 04, 2011

Friday, June 03, 2011

Cactus Garden Balboa Park, CA



I enjoyed the day with about 6 other sketchers at the Old Cactus Garden in Balboa Park, CA.

This is my drawing and a video of all of us sketching along with photos of the cactus and surrounding area.



Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Friday, April 01, 2011

Balboa Park, California


I went to Balboa Park on my day off. I met a few friends to sketch at the Memorial Garden outside the San Diego Veterans Museum. This is a sketch and the video.


Thursday, March 31, 2011

vw


this is what I worked on today. Drawing on my vw wall hanging. its 8 x 22 inches and made of styrofoam and paper mache.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

View from my patio


watercolor in a watercolor moleskine

Monday, March 28, 2011

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Due Date


...........................................................kind of

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

time change



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