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St. Pauls Church

St. Pauls Episcopal Church on the corner of East and Matheson Streets in Healdsburg, CA is one block east of the town square. Built in the early 1900’s as a parish hall, but was relocated to it’s present site and … Continue reading

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Bodgega Truck

Watercolor of an older truck I found during our Bodega sketch crawl. I did this at home with photos and drawings that I took from the event. I was really trying to catch the long shadows and the sun shining through the … Continue reading

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Annie in her chair

This is my Sister-in-Law’s black lab Annie. She loves to nap in her favorite chair when she’s not eating or snuggling with the family.

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Golden Gate Park Bandshell

GGP bandshell built by the Spreckels family. A little history… “Spreckels Temple of Music, also called the “Bandshell”, was built in 1899 in advance of the Music Concourse’s completion in 1900. It was severely damaged in the 1906 and 1989 … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Symphony

At the rehearsal, audience study. I had an extra ticket to the Santa Rosa Symphony at Weill Hall, SSU so I asked Richard to join me. The rehearsal was on Saturday at 2PM. They played Mozart and Beethoven, but the … Continue reading

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Bodega Schoolhouse

This is the Schoolhouse in the town of Bodega where Hitchcock filmed “The Birds”. Our sketch group met early on Sunday morning, then fanned out and sketched all over the town. Weather was good for January, we’re experiencing  unseasonably dry … Continue reading

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Bodega Church

This is near where the birds attack in the movie “The Birds”! Bodega Church right next the the Schoolhouse, Bodega, CA

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Equipment Barn

Equipment Barn, Westside Rd. This is my third barn, probably not my last. Pip thought that we all (as a group) should go down Westside Rd., or another country road and sketch barns. Sounds like a good idea to me… … Continue reading

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Spinster Sisters Restaurant Santa Rosa

About 12 of us showed up on a Saturday morning to sketch the A Street area of Santa Rosa. The Artist District with galleries and studios. A nice area to sketch, but you have to look closely for the gems.

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Dry Creek Winery

Looking at the front entrance to the winery from the parking lot. We had a picnic lunch there. There was about six of us in the sketch group that day including Richard, Pippa (and her daughter), Diane, myself and two … Continue reading

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