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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

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Napa Valley in Autumn, a slice of the landscape on view

"autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile"  William Cullen Bryant

the leaves on the grape vines and the trees in the valley folds are so beautiful at the close of November...the painted slice of the landscape captures some of those colors and patterns...a digital view

and a closer detail view of the painted digital drips, strokes and touches...

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Moscone looking north to St. Patricks...

A painterly view of the Moscone open space in San Francisco, looking north towards St. Patricks, Four Seasons tower, and the Daniel Liebeskind museum (Willis Polk wonder)   This was done using adobe ideas app on the iPad...on a sunny Saturday on a break between meetings for the Gensler Principals...

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Phelan building sketch view part two

Another view of the Phelan building across from the hotel window on Market Street...this was the first of the two sketches and now my favorite...sketchbook pro on iPad...

Now I am dreaming of flatiron buildings...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Phelan Building San Francisco, Market Street

From a window seat in the Four Seasons Hotel, a painted view of the top of the majestic Phelan Building on Market Street, San Francisco...using the brushes app on the iPad...during a break from the Gensler Principals meeting 2011...

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009

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