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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

Friday, December 17, 2010

Napa Mills sketch study

One more color ink sketch of the towers, storage mills, and structural steel frameworks on view from the side of the Napa river looking to the west...

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

you tube video update collection and links

The collection of videos on sketching included the Japan sketchbook and the New Orleans memory sketches and photos along with the drawing on the wall clip from August.  All clips are viewable from the links here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXx1qDHQonE


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBfVNOEVjtk&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91Dmsa8iSLc&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/user/douglaswittnebel?feature=mhum
 

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Napa Mills building, Silos, towers, brick and history...



Always a pleasure to come across buildings and agglomerations of buildings and structures that have been restored and re-used with different degrees of care and respect...this complex associated with Hatt and then added and expanded during the time of need for grain storage and warehousing by the Napa river is home to the Celadon restaurant...

Thursday, December 2, 2010

san francisco international terminal waiting time...

while waiting for those flights from Haneda, Tokyo to arrive, a view of the lumbering flying beasts...

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009

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