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Tag Archives: Santa Paula
CA Trip: Mitchell Lived Here and Here and Here
A complicated little house not far from the Moreton Bay Fig. Not easy, lotsa mistakes…. Logic (an architectural drawing) is easier. Not my style anymore… and little fun for me! I release those days! Relying on seeing leads to charming … Continue reading
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CA Trip: Mitchell’s Moreton Bay Fig
Mitchell took me to see his Moreton Bay Fig in Santa Paula. I understand that. I have relationships with trees too, and this one is amazing. It was planted in 1879 — and yes, it is famous — and grows … Continue reading
CA Trip: The Chili Hut
Mitchell’s mom ran the Chili Hut in Santa Paula… When I sketched the building where it was I put a couple of women in dresses as they might have been then and used a 50’s style car (made up of … Continue reading
CA Trip, 1: Telegraph Road, Santa Paula
I’ve been processing a wild and woolly trip to So Cal. I’ll be posting items out of order, that is for sure. I’m adding color to many, and some are images from photos taken. Starting with Tooling around Mitchell’s home … Continue reading
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