San Francisco State Univ’s field campus. Highway 49. Yuba River. Forced off the road by motorcyclists and decided to explore and draw. Classes are given here in the summer on wild life drawing, astronomy, photography and many others.
Sharkey Family Cemetery, Irish. Native of Kerry County. Ink and watercolor. Tombstone inscription: “how strange Oh God who reigns on high, That I should come so far to die. And leave my friends where I was bred. To lay my bones with strangers dead. But I have hopes when I arise. To dwell with them beyond the skies.
Feather River, North View, Autumn, Sierra Nevada, Union Pacific Train. Was at this setting for 2 hours. Three trains came by! The next day I returned to paint the scene in acrylics.
Lake Davis, Smith Peak. Caught a ride with a fisherman. Did this sketch and then painted Goose Island in acrylics. The fisherman is my husband of 18 years. He’s a jewel.