|"Kitchen Window Flower House", watercolor and ink, 7"X7"|
We rode the bike trail, that borders the expansive white sand beach, from Venice to Santa Monica, the adjoining seaside community. On a previous trip, last September, I sketched the Santa Monica Pier, an old time amusement park.
|"Santa Monica Pier", 5B pencil, brushpen in pocket-size Moleskine, 7"Wx5.5"H|
This time, from the same spot, but all I could muster was this snippet. I guess I was played out after doing over 20 drawings during the two weeks in California. I was ready to go home.
|"Santa Monica Beach", 5.5"W x 3.5"H, pocket-size Moleskine|
And from September 2011:
|"Santa Monica Beach", watercolor, 16.5"W x 5.5"H|
Packed and soon to leave for the airport, I did a final quick one of the house diagonally across the street.
|"Orange Tree on Flower", ink & brushpen in pocket-size Moleskine. 7"W X 5.5"H|
Link to Part I and Part II Venice Beach: An Iowan Explores a Corner of the LA Metropolis