Author Archives: Diane

About Diane

I'm a woman in my mid-50s, starting over after the end of a long marriage, parenting a teenage daughter, and thinking about who I am and where I am going in this new phase of my life. I'm an artist, a reader, a lawyer, a passionate learner... but who knows what else I will turn out to be!

August 9, 2014 Sketch Outing: Cornerstone Gardens in Sonoma

Come join us SATURDAY August 9, 2014 at 10am-1pm at Cornerstone Sonoma for the next sketch outing. We’ll meet at 10am at the entrance, then disperse to sketch around the area. We’ll meet back at 1pm to share our sketches. … Continue reading

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Sketching Around Healdsburg

To celebrate annual Worldwide Sketch crawl Day, a bunch of us met on the plaza in Healdsburg to sketch.  It was a gorgeous Saturday morning, with a sunny blue sky and a lovely breeze wafting around.  Perfect summer sketching weather!  … Continue reading

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I was out and about in Santa Rosa the other day, and stopped to do a sketch of a building that I’ve often been in for appointments.  Adding it to my sketchbook was a fun way of memorializing something that … Continue reading

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Indoor sketching

I find that indoor sketching can be just as enjoyable as outdoor sketching.  Yesterday, my friend Lisa and I had planned a sketch date but a chilly rain made outdoor sketching feel rather unappealing.  We headed, instead, to the lobby … Continue reading

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Kentucky Street in Petaluma

We met last weekend for a sketch date in Petaluma, and it was a lovely day.  It was sunny and warm, and there was a great group of sketchers, and Petaluma gave us a lot of great sketching subjects.  I’m … Continue reading

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Join us for a sketchcrawl on Windsor Town Green

Pip and I are in the mood for a sketch date, so we are planning to meet in Windsor, at Cafe Noto, on Thursday, February 27, 2014.  We’ll meet at Cafe Noto (630 McClelland Drive, facing the town green) at … Continue reading

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Sketching in Graton

Richard’s suggestion of Graton as a sketching site was a good one!  The little main street has so much charm and we found a lot of good sketching subjects.  I settled onto a corner and took a stab at the … Continue reading

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