A duck among tall ships

A giant rubber duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has graced the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro for a few days, floating along with other ocean-bound vessels as part of Tall Ships Festival. It was delightful to see something so large yet so whimsical up close. This sketch was drawn at the […]

37e édition du Worldwide Sketchcrawl à Los Angeles

For 37th Worldwide Sketchcrawl, Los Angeles group gathered at Ports O’ Call in San Pedro. We had teachers and art students with us, including young urban sketchers from Ánimo Venice High School. It’s wonderful to see students getting into sketching early in their artistic journey. I enjoyed the energy of the group. It was a fun, […]

Crane Tower with Shipping Container

I found an area near Port of Los Angeles where I could park my car and sketch giant machines. Since it was a Sunday afternoon when nobody was working, all the metal structures were idle, standing quietly. I don’t quite know what this crane/tower is called – the dockworkers operate it to lift shipping containers. […]