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The blog serves as a collection space for a variety of musings and observations of the world around us...through the use of sketches, drawings, photos, images and videos...intended to be shared and to stimulate thoughts, ideas and inspirations...douglas wittnebel

Monday, April 14, 2014

A view into the future of Oakland, a speculation...Work Live, Love and Thrive in the City

The presentation video for the Work in the City project has now been submitted.  One of the images featured in the video is an illustration of the city of Oakland in a future speculative view...shown here is the lower left corner of the illustration.
"Speculation, like nature, abhors a vacuum"  Spinoza

Friday, March 28, 2014

A napkin sketch that goes around the world...

A napkin sketch created for Art Gensler for use in an event held at CCA this week, the sketch was created by hand, and then scanned for digital use in printing on napkins...

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Work in the city 2

Work in the city 2 by douglaswittnebel
Work in the city 2, a photo by douglaswittnebel on Flickr.

Progress on concept sketch aerial view of Oakland environs...

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Oakland Urban Field Notes

Color draft folded version of the four beautiful buildings in downtown Oakland, hand-drawn illustrations

Sunday, February 23, 2014


SOMA SF MOMA by douglaswittnebel

SOMA SF MOMA, a photo by douglaswittnebel on Flickr.
View of the cranes and construction of the new museum addition...

Friday, February 14, 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014

oakland tribune tower colors

a painted view of the wonderful Oakland Tribune Tower in downtown Oakland, part of the Urban Field Notes series

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009
a selection of sketches from the Grand Canyon