While we were in south Florida, we visited with my sister and her family. She and her husband had gotten a new boat and invited us to come out for a ride. We stopped at a sandbar and I sketched this while sitting on the front of the boat. There were storms around us … More Sketching while boating
This sailboat was on the south side of the causeway. I liked that it wasn’t moving around, which made it easier to sketch. The sky was doing it’s preparations for the daily thunderstorm. I loved the clouds in Florida. The daily thunderstorms made the sky much more interesting.
This sketch was done after a storm was clearing out. The sun was setting and color was just starting to pop before the sun set. I was lucky with the timing of the evening color happening just as I was adding the watercolor. These are the same sail boats that I have been sketching, from … More After the rain
This sketch was done from under the causeway. The skies had opened up but we weren’t affected because we were parked under the bridge. There were a couple of sailboats on the water. People live in these boats. We tried to imagine living in a boat during a storm like this. It rained so hard … More Rainy sketch and a rescue
John and I sit by the water all the time. The view isn’t always the greatest, and on this day, it was grey and wet. Not many people out except the die hards like us who sit in their cars and wait for it to rain. I love the afternoon storms in Florida. You can … More Sketching the everyday subject
I finished a sketchbook while I was down here in Florida so I will be posting sketches from that sketchbook over the next few days…. This sketch was done at the river front park in Downtown Stuart….I was facing the US 1 bridge that goes over the St Lucie river… It was stormy when we … More Palm trees waiting for the storm
Good morning! It is the first day of summer and to celebrate, I did a quick sketch in my Morning Pages to celebrate the day. I like the beach best in the evenings after everyone else has run off to shower and eat dinner. I can sit and read, or sketch the early evening activities … More First Day of Summer Sketch