What my travel sketches will not reveal about me

“You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.” ~ John Singer Sargent. As you read this, I will be basking in the warm sun on the Costa del Sol. With all the rain we have had here lately, sunshine will be a pleasant change for us. My sketchbook and a few […]

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Sketches on the beach

“A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.” ~ Paul Klee, was a Swiss artist who taught in Germany until his art was seen as indecent by the Nazis. He returned to Switzerland where he died in 1940. These line sketches were completed under a scorching sun while enjoying the beach last week […]

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Seeking a gift from the sea

“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.” ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001). Lindbergh is an American author who was also the first American woman to obtain her glider pilot’s license. […]

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