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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

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

herman miller sketch works

a sketch view of one of the work/collaboration settings offered now with Herman Miller, this view is a combination of the catalogue and the wonderful new showroom in downtown San Francisco...this drawing was completed for the UC Berkeley extension class in Graphic Communication as part of a process demonstration for my students...

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Tower Bridge, a love story

That wonderful bridge over the Thames river should be a subject of my next book, and here is a cover illustration...

Via Flickr:
My love for this bridge over the Thames river as illustrated here...

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Pier painting, Bodega Bay, California, early morning


Early morning views of Bodega Bay, heavy fog layers blending the water and sky into layers of blue grey, heavy timber logs gathered and strapped with metal into pier formations with an atmosphere of weathered nautical sculptures...drawn/painted with adobe ideas on ipad...

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Church of St. Theresa, Bodega, California

Hitchcock used the church as a prime setting for a movie, Ansel Adams viewed and framed it in some photos, and I painted and drew it on the weekend.  The schoolhouse is up beyond to the right on the hilltop. this was a rougher sketch approach to capturing the feelings of today and yesterday...

Monday, July 9, 2012

Bodega Bay, early morning fog

Early in the morning over the weekend, heavy wet fog blanket over the Bay of Bodega, a painted version of the pale light and effects of the view looking north from the Tides restaurant...a nice spot for breakfast...and a wonderful way to view the changing light effects and the early morning fishin and clam digging men and women in the mud flats...sketchbook pro version...

Sunday, July 8, 2012

4th July 2012

4th July 2012 by douglaswittnebel
4th July 2012, a photo by douglaswittnebel on Flickr.

a quick sketch to celebrate the 4th of July...

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

video compilation of aerial paintings, airplanes, airports, terminals, runways...


a link to the latest video including a compilation of drawings and paintings from travel scenes of airports, terminals, runways and airplanes...drawn and painted with a variety of apps on the digital tablet...

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Modesto Gate

 Built in 1912, the entrance gate to the city of Modesto spans the street at 9th and I, a reddish color paint on a steel truss, displaying the key phrase words of Water,Wealth, Contentment, Health
Key Words that are on the top of the lists of many discussions and arguments in the news today. and more to come in the future...I painted this view using adobe ideas app for the top layers, and a brushes app for the undertone sky of blue and orange...

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009

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