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Giants at AT&T Park

GIANTS AT AT&T PARK

San Francisco Giants held their own against the Cubbies today! Though it was touch and go there for a while, Giants won 5 to 4 in the...

Fieldwork Brewing

FIELDWORK BREWING

Fieldwork Brewing Company is a craft brewery founded in Berkeley, advertised with focus on "exceptional, honest beer-making." It's...

 
 
 
Sketching Girl Meets Dirt

SKETCHING GIRL MEETS DIRT

Girl Meets Dirt produces amazing heritage preserves, "inspired by the long history of orchard keeping on Orcas Island" in Washington...

Fieldwork Brewing Public Sketch Thursday July 5, 6:30-8:30 pm

FIELDWORK BREWING PUBLIC SKETCH THURSDAY JULY 5, 6:30-8:30 PM

Join fellow sketchers for a night of sketching at a popular local brewery... Sketch by Ceiny Carney "Brewpub with a variety of seasonal...

 
 
 
Virtual Reality as an Educational Tool

VIRTUAL REALITY AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL

I went to a virtual reality event held at the Oakland Museum garden featuring not only a virtual reality narrative but also live music,...

Steamy Stuff at the Autodesk Gallery

STEAMY STUFF AT THE AUTODESK GALLERY

Sketched a few of the items on display at the Autodesk Gallery in downtown San Francisco. This gallery showcases the creative process...

 
 
 
Macramé Makes A Comeback

MACRAMÉ MAKES A COMEBACK

I went to Sebastopol this weekend to sketch with Somona County sketchers at The Barlow an area that has repurposed a former Applesauce...

Ice Cream and Behind the Curtain

ICE CREAM AND BEHIND THE CURTAIN

This ice cream shop in Oakland offers a visual and audio feast. You can watch your ingredients being stirred and frozen before your...

 
 
 
Smitten with Smitten

SMITTEN WITH SMITTEN

...how could I not say it?! Love their ice cream, it's really fresh, really tasty. The corner building they occupy in Rockridge is...

Emeryville waterfront

EMERYVILLE WATERFRONT

I have missed Snoopy and the little biplane plane he flew at the edge of the bay for many years, so when I came across this Red Baron...

 
 
 
Smitten Ice Cream

SMITTEN ICE CREAM

A team of engineers and ice cream makers combined liquid nitrogen, small ice crystals and organic ingredients to create churned-to-order...

Sketching With a Visiting Sk

SKETCHING WITH A VISITING SK

Last weekend Tina Koyama and husband Greg made a stop in the Bay Area on their way to Yosemite. So of course we had to go sketching!...

 
 
 
South African Section, UC Botanical Garden, Berkeley

SOUTH AFRICAN SECTION, UC BOTANICAL GARDEN, BERKELEY

Watercolor, InkJoy colored ink ballpoint pens I'm always game for a return visit to the Berkeley Botanical Garden in Tilden Park. It...

Alice in BlakeGardensLand

ALICE IN BLAKEGARDENSLAND

Last week I met up with a few of my urban sketch buddies for a day at Blake Gardens in Kensington. The property is owned by the University...

 
 
 
Taking Sketchers to Blake Garden

TAKING SKETCHERS TO BLAKE GARDEN

Blake Garden In Kensington is a few minutes drive from my house. So when my sketching buddies from the South Bay, the North Bay and...

"It's Not Always About the Restaurant."

"IT'S NOT ALWAYS ABOUT THE RESTAURANT."

Met our urban sketching group at CHOW in Oakland. But instead of drawing somethingat the restaurant I looked across the street and...

 
 
 

THURSDAY MAY 3-PUBLIC NIGHT AT CHOW

MAY 3 Thursday Public Night 6:30 to 8:30 Chow 3770 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611 & gourmet market serving an American comfort menu...

Splash and Scribble, Too

SPLASH AND SCRIBBLE, TOO

Splash and Scribble is a technique that Laurie Wigham learned at the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Manchester, England and demonstrated...

 
 
 
UC Botanical Garden, Berkeley

UC BOTANICAL GARDEN, BERKELEY

Watercolors, Brush pen, InkJoy ballpoint pens A visit to the University of California Botanical Garden in the Berkeley hills is a joyful...

Splash & Scribble at Cathy's House

SPLASH & SCRIBBLE AT CATHY'S HOUSE

We brought scraps of watercolor paper, water colors, water color pencils and fresh flowers to Cathy's house and had so much fun. I...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Cascading Courts / HYLA Architects

Cascading Courts / HYLA Architects

© Derek Swalwell Architects: HYLA Architects Location: Singapore, Singapore Lead Architects: Han Loke Kwang Project Team: Navin Rungsmai, Amanda Goh, Thomas Ong Area: 568.0... Read more ...

Desert Cacti,miniature oil painting,Barbara Haviland-Artist of Texas

Desert Cacti,miniature oil painting,Barbara Haviland-Artist of Texas

Desert Cacti is done with a limited palette and is signed and not framed. Read more ...

Lavender in Bloom, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lavender in Bloom, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lavender in Bloom9x12 oil on wood panel There is nothing like seeing fields and fields of the lavender in bloom. This was inspired from a trip to South France with Scott and... Read more ...

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Oil on Canvas-sold/Commissions Welcome! Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Approaching the...

Contemporary Art, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Approaching the Altar of Joy" by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

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COLORFUL CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

COLORFUL CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

I like to paint my emotional response to things rather than just copying what a camera sees. I use artistic license and paint the mood of a subject with bold, dynamic strokes... Read more ...

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Oil on Canvas-sold/Commissions Welcome! Read more ...

Neuer Blog / New Blog

Neuer Blog / New Blog

My new blog is finally online... here is the link. If you would like to receive my daily paintings in your mail as before, I would kindly ask you to subscribe again on the... Read more ...

Every tiny speck of light in this image is a galaxy

Every tiny speck of light in this image is a galaxy

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Climb Time Construction at the Orlando Science Center

Climb Time Construction at the Orlando Science Center

By Thomas Thorspecken I returned a second time to sketch the construction of the Kidstown, Isaac's Family Climb time at the Orlando Science Center. Protective screens had been... Read more ...