I spent my Thankgiving weekend at the ranch. I brought my sketchbook, of course. Between all the feasting and visiting, I drew this interesting little birds' nest that was sitting in a box on the porch and this little cat nearby.


Oakland Bay to Golden Gate

Judith, model today at my Saturday morning zen workshop:

What a gorgeous day it was all over the bay area. How do I know it was nice all over? Because my drive to this workshop spans two bridges, the Oakland Bay Bridge (still being retrofit...) and the Golden Gate Bridge, the most beautiful bridge ever. The weather was nice on both spans.

and a better photo from a few Saturdays ago:

the model in the drawing above reminded me of Waterhouse's nymphs: