Sonoma sketches

 Posted by on April 29, 2018  Lefties, Location Sketching
Apr 292018

I just tidied up and scanned some sketches drawn a few months ago while staying in Sonoma.

My Brother Jo and his wife Priscilla were visiting Northern California wine tasting with a group of their friends, and invited Julia and I to meet them on the Sonoma leg of their trip. Julia found us a posh AirbnB near Sonoma town square, and off we went for a weekend of dining and doodling. While Jo & Priscilla and their crew were visiting wineries during the day, Julia and I got in a drawing sesh in the square just a few minutes walk from our lodgings, then met them later for dinner. I also drew a study of the twee knick knacks in our B&B. 

It was only a quick trip but one of the fantastic aspects of living in the Bay Area is having so many wonderful day trips so close to home.

  8 Responses to “Sonoma sketches”

  1. The objects on the desk is one of my favorites ever – ‘twee knick knacks’ indeed!

  2. Love these Jimmy, the typewriter is so beautifully drawn x

  3. Hey there James!!

    Great soft touch you have.
    Reminding me of Miyazaki’s boards.
    Delicate and well-observed.

    Big hugs from London!
    Phil and Lisa

    • Hey Phil! I simply do a drawing and ‘color it in’, rather than paint it properly. Hoping to graduate to a true water colourist someday, and figure more stuff out WITH the brush..

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