Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Tamalpais Path
...the steps begin in the redwood-shaded corner of Berkeley's Codornices Park, you cross a wooden bridge over Codornices Creek. As you begin to ascend concrete steps, you pass by another bridge that leads to a residence. You can continue to rise a total of 183 steep steps, through a wildish mini- canyon thick with ivy and blackberry bushes and a wild cherry tree under a canopy of bays, redwoods, and oaks...
Thursday, June 11, 2015
After the rains last year in March of 2014, many of the state residents, farmers, landowners, felt a little more confident about the amount of moisture in the soil and the levels of water in the reservoirs.
But after this recent dry winter, with very few rainstorms, and spotty occasions of Sierra thunderstorms, the state of California is now back in the extreme mode of water conservation.
We need to save water, we must conserve.
Here are my paintings from last year...
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Kicking off the traditionally foggy month of June in San Francisco with a Visual Notes piece about the dialogue and coversation that was noted and illustrated at the SPUR Urban Center. I have captured most of the topics and issues here, and only missed one item and the spelling of Zaatari, the instant refugee city in Syria...
Labels: Allison, architecture, Arieff, artist, capture, criticism, design, diagram, dialogue, douglas wittnebel, Kimmelman, mission street, san francisco, SPUR, Visual notetaking, visualization, Zaatari, Zumthor