Category Archives: Sea Lions

LOBSTER BOATS IN LA JOLLA – PHOTOS & DRAWINGS

LOBSTER SEASON OPENS IN LA JOLLA & FROM THE SHORE I OBSERVE PELICANS RIDING ON THE BOATS AND SEA LIONS WAITING FOR A BREAKFAST BAIT HANDOUT AS THE LOBSTER TRAPS ARE EMPTIED.  CALIFORNIA SPINY LOBSTERS ARE NOT “TRUE” LOBSTERS AS THEY HAVE NO CLAWS.  One time a bunch of lobster traps washed up into La Jolla Cove after a storm & the lifeguards emptied the traps of all the lobsters, put them into buckets and returned them out to the marine reserve park where fishing is illegal.  It was wonderful to see that these creatures had a second chance at life. 

DRAWING SEA LIONS FROM MY PHOTOGRAPHS

Pattern Series – Sea Lions! It is so very satisfying to spend time drawing sea lions from my photos. This is truly drawing from my heart.

SEA LION FAMILY – LA JOLLA, SAN DIEGO

SEA LION FAMILY – “The Beast” (aka the Beach Master) guards his family while they rest peacefully on the beach.  Sea lion pups are everywhere!  Watching them nurse and play with seaweed is such a delight.  It’s a glorious early Saturday morning!