Thursday, December 31, 2015

Products of the first annual meeting of the society of creative persons

Today, a few artists got together to talk shop. We were going to meet at a coffee shop, but it was closed for New Years, so we went to someone's house and scribbled...

Butterfly in Florida by BEL (the butterfly is from a colorant coloring book - flowers, paisleys, stained glass and more)

Reduction 2 by TMJB

Streaming by DC

Thursday, December 24, 2015

188 King St Done

5"x8" Colored Pencil of the office building where my brother used to work.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Orinda Walkway

Sketch on 9"x12" grey paper in colored pencil.
I drew outside the Starbucks in Orinda.

Location:Berry St,San Francisco,United States

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Tree - Day Two

Second day working on 5"x8" colored pencil drawing of tree outside of Orinda books.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A Tree Grows in Orinda

Starting 5"x8" colored pencil piece on a tree that is growing in the parking lot of Orinda Book and Gifts.
Today was the second day of peddling. It went well. Had a few good conversations with people who were interested in my drawings. Gave out a business card. My brother says I should try lowering my prices...

Here is my set-up outside of Orinda Books and Gifts.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Notecards, More Foliage, and 188 King Street

Got some notecards of my last four drawings placed at a bookstore in Orinda, CA - Orinda Books. Thank you to my lovely Aunt for helping me out with this...

Also, another iteration of the beginning of 188 King Street.

And, some Palm foliage.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Foliage and Art Biz Exploration

I drew some foliage this morning, but the result was not quite what I was looking for, so I did this detail of a bunch of leaves and the result was a bit closer.

Also, a big thank you to Allison McCrady (, a painter and gallery owner in Orinda, CA, for her time today. We had a very interesting conversation in which she shared her wisdom and experience about art and business.

Here is the original drawing.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Inspiration Point

5"x8" Colored Pencil of Inspiration Point in Tilden Park in the San Fransisco Bay Area. Mostly finished.

And, the "in process" pictures: mixing the colors...

...and, just the hills.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Santa Maria

5"x8" Colored Pencil, Orinda, CA, View of Santa Maria a Church

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Bay Bridge

5"x8" Colored Pencil Drawing of Bay Bridge from Pier 14 in San Fransisco