Sketches

Kurt Cobain by GJ Gillespie



Check out GJ Gillespie' Sketchbook Company
Leda Art Supply of Kirkland.

Kauai 2019

At Seatac 
Seatac Drug Sniffing Dog 


Breakfast Tourists by GJ Gillespie

Breakfast at Living Foods by GJ Gillespie

Garden busin stop by GJ Gillespie

Waimea Canyon by GJ Gillespie


Coffee Break at Koloa Landing by GJ Gillespie



Tropical Flower by GJ Gillespie

Resting in the Gardens by GJ Gillespie

Sketching Flowers by GJ Gillespie

Honeymooners by GJ Gillespie

Kukuiula Harbor by GJ Gillespie

In the Gardens by GJ Gillespie


Poipu Beach by GJ Gillespie



Shipwreck Beach by GJ Gillespie
Listening to Museum Lecture 

Museum curator by GJ Gillespie

Tikis at Museum by GJ Gillespie
Napping before the Flight Home by GJ Gillespie


Kauai Airport by GJ Gillespie

Flight Home by GJ Gillespie

Edison, WA
Edison, WA by GJ Gillespie


LaConner, WA

LaConner Channel and Rainbow Bridge by GJ Gillespie
LaConner Channel and Rainbow Bridge
with Color by GJ Gillespie


LaConner Street Corner by GJ Gillespie. 

Slider Cafe, LaConnor



Whistler 2019



Black Tusk View by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019



Round House deck by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019



Round House Family by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Old Timer after Emily Carr by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Rainbow Park by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019




Portobello Breakfast by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Elen Live Entertainment by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019
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Gondola by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Morning Paper by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


German Family Breakfast by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Harmony Lake by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Round House lunch by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019




Dinner at 21 by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Hart House by GJ Gillespie

Harmony Lake Detail by GJ Gillespie. 

Bow Lake by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


German Family Lunch by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Hiker by GJ Gillespie

Hike view by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Relaxing by the Lake by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


The Path after Emily Carr by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019


Trees in Forest by GJ Gillespie

Whistler Forest by GJ Gillespie. Whistler 2019



Victoria, Canada May 2019

Castle in Victoria by GJ Gillespie

Tourist napping on Ferry to Victoria by GJ Gillespie

Yellow Tugboat at Ogden Point by GJ Gillespie

Leda sketchbook founder Gary making art in Victoria. 

Portrait of Teresa by GJ Gillespie. 

Peonies by GJ Gillespie

Mount Douglas Forest by GJ Gillespie

Foxglove by GJ Gillespie

Gary sketching

Parliament Buildings in Victoria by GJ Gillespie

Government House Gardens scene by GJ Gillespie


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McMinamens Cafe Bothell WA



All Stitched Up
Collaged Notebook of Postmodern Ancient Figures by GJ Gillespie.
Details here. 























Kurt Cobain Portrait
in extra large Leda by GJ Gillespie



Roman Statue of Young Boy
Art Institute of Chicago , GJ Gillespie. 2016.






















Christmas in Palm Springs

SeaTac Snack by GJ Gillespie 

SeaTac N Gate by GJ Gillespie 





One the plane 


Living Desert by GJ Gillespie



Christmas Concert 

Intermission 

Christmas Concert Intermission by GJ Gillespie

Coachella Reserve hike 

Coffee Break 

Dinner at Hotel Paseo 

Breakfast 


Beaux Arts Cafe Lunch by GJ Gillespie 
Palm Tree, Manuel Neri by GJ Gillespie

Palm Springs Art Museum Courtyard 

Palm Springs Art Museum Bartow Figure 



Henry Moore Statue 



Manuel Meri figure 
Oliverey Figue 






Joshua Tree by GJ Gillespie 




Hidden Palms Hike 



Living Desert Figures 

Living Desert Snack Bar Ho Ho Ho Be Jolly 

Living Desert Figures 


Living Desert Snack Bar Workers on break 

Waiting for Tram 

Mount San Jacinco 8000 feet with snow

Sketching at San  Jacinco Mountain 

New Puppy on El Paseo Drive 




Palm Tree by GJ Gillespie 

Ranger and Tourists 




Shadow Mountain Swim 

Shadow Mountain Breakfast View 

Sherman's Deli outside 

Sherman's Deli Inside 

Teresa Sketching 

Teresa in Chair 

Morango Valley Hike 



Waiting for Latte



Looking at Giraffes 

Working before Flight 

Palm Springs Air Port 


Palm Springs Airport Figures by GJ Gillespie 


Palm Springs Air Port figures 



Joshua Tree, Waiting for Tram by GJ Gillespie



Patrica Neal by GJ Gillespie

Teresa Sketching 
Vancouver from Stanley Park 2018. 


At the Gallery 

Stanley Park Path by GJ Gillespie

Stanley Park Trees 

Beach combing 
View From Sylvia 
Breakfast At Sylvias

Dinner on Denman

Botanical Beach View 

Botanical Beach Scene

Point No Point Beach

Sooke Beach 


Breakfast on Denman 

Botanical Beach Campers 

Checking Phone 




Driftwood 

Emily Carr 

On the Ferry 
Tourists on Ferry 

Waiting for the Ferry 

Ferry Nap 

Ferry Worker Break 


Grandview Bridge 

Hatley Castle 

Garden Statue 


Lunch at Point R. 

Lunch at Point R. 

Stanley Park Snack

Mystic Beach 

Ferry Ride 

Point No Point Scene 

Point No Point Picnic Shed 

Beach scene 

Point No Point Wooded Path 

Poppies at Van Dusen Gardens 

Point No Point 
Kenneth Callahan's Cannery Workers
at the Tacoma Art Museum 

Commencement

Iron and Salt Edmonds Cafe

Concert



Athen's Bust 



Snow Lakes Trail 

Cedar Grove Alpine Lakes 

Sleeping Lady Lodge

Sketching at Sleeping Lady 

Tutti 

Playing in Sand Wenatchee River  



Leavenworth River Walk 

Leavenworth City View 

At the Gardens 

Columbia River View from Astoria by GJ Gillespie

Ecola Lighthouse by GJ Gillespie

Ecola State Park Oregon by GJ Gillespie

Ecola State Park Oregon by GJ Gillespie

Insomnia Coffee Cannon Beach  by GJ Gillespie

Osprey Cafe Seaside by GJ Gillespie

Osprey Cafe Seaside by GJ Gillespie

Player and Fan by GJ Gillespie

Ranch House BBQ Shelton by GJ Gillespie


2017


At Sea Tac going to Palm Desert 2017

At Sea Tac going to Palm Desert 2017

Going to Palm Desert 2017
At Sea Tac going to Palm Desert 2017
by GJ Gillespie


Shadow Mountain Resort by GJ Gillespie

Sherman's Deli Palm Springs by GJ Gillespie

Palm Spring pond by GJ Gillespie


Coachella Reserve by GJ Gillespie

Teresa at Coachella Reserve by GJ Gillespie

Coachella Reserve by GJ Gillespie

Lunch at Sherman's Deli Palm Springs by GJ Gillespie
 
Breakfast at Cafe Beaux Arts Palm Desert by GJ Gillespie


Lunch at Cafe Beaux Arts Palm Desert by GJ Gillespie

Palm Springs hike by GJ Gillespie

Palm Desert hike by GJ Gillespie

Indian Canyon hike Palm Spring by GJ Gillespie
Palm Springs Airport 

Palm Springs Airport

Palm Springs Airport

Waiting for the flight 
Palm Springs Airport


Going home. 





At Denver U Debate tournament by GJ Gillespie


Denver Debater by GJ Gillespie


Denver Debaters by GJ Gillespie


Final Round
Denver University Debate Tournament 2017
by GJ Gillespie


NU Debaters on RTD Denver Commuter Train by GJ Gillespie


Mt Adams on Way to Las Vegas by GJ Gillespie


Mt. Rainier on Way to Las Vegas

Salt and Iron, Edmonds, WA by GJ Gillespie


Lewis and Clark Debate tournament Oct. 2017

Lem and Lizee prep for debate finals.  
Sydney and Solomon after debates  



Lem and Tyler

 Debate judge 

Tyler types, Judah checks messages

Achilles and Toliio 5th Century BC by GJ Gillespie

Beach Bay Cafe Vancouver by GJ Gillespie

Bill Reed Galley, Beka Coffee Vancouver BC by GJ Gillespie

Breakfast at Sylvias by GJ Gillespie

Beka Care Vancouver by GJ Gillespie

David Park at LA County Art Museum by GJ Gillespie

Dingo Doggie Exercise break at Will Rogers Park, LA by GJ Gillespie

Emily Carr forest at Vancouver Art Gallery by GJ Gillespie 

Fauboug Cafe Vancouver by GJ Gillespie

Hercules and lunch at Getty Villa by GJ Gillespie

Mercury at Getty Villa LA by GJ Gillespie

Roman Runner at Getty Villa LA by GJ Gillespie

Statues at Getty Villa LA by GJ Gillespie

Hamar Family at Whistler by GJ Gillespie

Disneyland by GJ Gillespie


John at Whistler by GJ Gillespie

Kurt Cobain by GJ Gillespie

Waiting for a show, breakfast at Marriott by GJ Gillespie 

Whistler Forest by GJ Gillespie

Whistler Village by GJ Gillespie

Sketching at Will Rogers Park in LA by GJ Gillespie


December 2016


Bellevue by GJ Gillespie

BC Ferry by GJ Gillespie

BC Ferry Ride by GJ Gillespie


Butchart Gardens Carousel by GJ Gillespie

Japanese Gardens by GJ Gillespie


Butchart Japanese Garden by GJ Gillespie

Lantern by GJ Gillespie by GJ Gillespie

Mill Bay by GJ Gillespie


Celebrities Waiting for Breakfast by GJ Gillespie


Brentwood Bay view by GJ Gillespie


Teresa by GJ Gillespie


Brentwood Bay view by GJ Gillespie


Brentwood Bay Diners by GJ Gillespie


Breakfast at Brentwood by GJ Gillespie


BC Swans by GJ Gillespie






Summer GJ Gillespie 2016

Sleeping Lady Garden by GJ Gillespie June 2016

Icicle Creek  by GJ Gillespie June 2016

Icicle Creek  by GJ Gillespie June 2016

Mountain Resort by GJ Gillespie June 2016




GJ Gillespie 2015

Tested the Leda sketchbook on a trip to Hawaii in December.


Waimea Falls by GJ Gillespie 



Copy of famous painting at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

Retired at Kapiolani Park

Makapuu Beach 

Tuckered Tourist, Honolulu Coffee Company 

Waikīkī Beach 

Waikīkī Beach 




After Emily Carr, Forrest at VAG


Vancouver Dinner

Suncadia lake
Paradise Lost, Phil. Academy of Art 

Battle of Love after Cezanne at SAM 

Breakfast at Sylvia's 

Breakfast Gathering, Sylvia Hotel, Vancouver 

Cezanne at PMA

Isle of Destiny after Davies, Phil Academy of Art 

Philly Fi-burger lunch 

Granville Island view 

Hotel Monaco breakfast, Seattle 


Large Bathers, after Cezanne. PMA

Art Museum lunch 

Lunch at PMA cafe 

Philly Hard Rock Cafe 

Philly Lunch 

Philly lunch 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Rachel Lake hike 

Fat Girl, Renoir 

St Michael at VAG

Lunch at Suncadia 

Teresa at Breakfast 

Van Duesun Gardens. 

Lunch at Van Duesen Gardens 


Vancouver View 

Waiting for Independence Hall 

Westside Lunch 




Sean and Car at Bowman Bay


After Bischoff 


Sean at Seeds in La Connor

Sean drawing 

Deception Pass 

Bowman Bay 

Lunch at Seeds 2

Beach Family 


The Bay 

Waiting for the Bus

Mom at 94


Breakfast at Daffodils 

Lunch group at DeYoung


Three Polynesians 




Lunch at DeYoung cafe 

Art Museum lunch 

DeYoung patio lunch 

Park Chow 

Sears 





After Diebenkorn 

After Diebenkorn 

After Freylinghausen 

After Jawlinsky 

Embarcadero  Coffee 

Breakfast 

Daffodil Breakfast 

Seated woman 


The Park 


GJ Gillespie 2014
Brentwood Bay by GJ Gillespie


Vancouver Cell Phone Boy by GJ Gillespie

Dinner at Tavola by GJ Gillespie

Vancouver Lunch by GJ Gillespie

Van Dusen Gardens by GJ Gillespie

English Border by GJ Gillespie

Stanley Park by GJ Gillespie

Bard at the Beach by GJ Gillespie

Breakfast at Sylvia's by GJ Gillespie

English Bay by GJ Gillespie

Waiting for the Ferry 


Ferry Ride by GJ Gillespie
Going to Victoria by GJ Gillespie

Breakfast at Brentwood Bay by GJ Gillespie

Ferry Lady by GJ Gillespie


Hi Lo Farm by GJ Gillespie

Todd Inlet by GJ Gillespie

I Pad Breakfast by GJ Gillespie

Pub Breakfast by GJ Gillespie

Tea by GJ Gillespie

Rose Garden by GJ Gillespie

Eagle after Emily Carr by GJ Gillespie

Ferry Girls by GJ Gillespie

Dinner at Sea Grill by GJ Gillespie


JUNE 2014

Deception Pass Island by GJ Gillespie

La Connor by GJ Gillespie

Deception Pass by GJ Gillespie

Coupville by GJ Gillespie


Satyrs Struggle Against a Snake, Roman Statue at Art Institute by GJ Gillespie

Meleager, Roman Statue, by GJ Gillespie

Hercules, 2nd Century by GJ Gillespie

Aphrodite of Knidos by GJ Gillespie

Roman Statue of Young Boy at Art Institute by GJ Gillespie
See original 


Destiny after Chirico by GJ Gillespie at Art Institute 



Snack at Art Institute by GJ Gillespie

Millennium Park Chicago by GJ Gillespie 

Millennium Park Chicago by GJ Gillespie 

The Bathers after Matisse by GJ Gillespie. See original

Chicago Scene by GJ Gillespie

The Resurrection after Caravaggio by GJ Gillespie. See original. 

Roman Statue, Torso of a Man, 1st Century by GJ Gillespie. 

Roman Statue, Torso of a Man, 1st Century by GJ Gillespie. 

Sampson and the Lion after Cristoforo by GJ Gillespie. 

The Child's Bath after Mary Cassatt by GJ Gillespie. See original

Christa and Wolfi after Gerhard Richter by GJ Gillespie. See original



The Bathers after Cezzane by GJ Gillespie. See original.


Chicago Sunset by GJ Gillespie


MAY 2014

Ice Cycle Creek by GJ Gillespie

Poseidon, Getty Villa by GJ Gillespie

Santa Barbara by GJ Gillespie

Achilles attacking Toroilos, Santa Barbara Museum of Art by GJ Gillespie

Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara by GJ Gillespie

Torso of Athlete, Getty Villa, by GJ Gillespie

Grecian Urn by GJ Gillespie. (Athena preventing Agamemnon from killing Helen) 

Zeus by GJ Gillespie


Breakfast by GJ Gillespie

Breakfast at Sambos by GJ Gillespie

After Desportes, Landscape with a Dog and Partridges at LACMA by GJ Gillespie. See painting by Desportes. 

Levitated Mass, LACMA by GJ Gillespie

Getty Villa Statue

Kouros statue

Lunch at LACMA

Lunch at Getty Villa

Lunch at LACMA

Etruscan Votive Figures, Getty Villa, CA. 2014.
(small sketch on business card from 2012) 
Crystal on Salt Lake City Hike by GJ Gillespie

Lunch at Opal Cafe, Santa Barbara, CA





December 2013
Palms in the Desert by GJ Gillespie
Teresa Sketching Palm Canyon by GJ Gillespie
Murray Canyon Stream by GJ Gillespie 


Teresa Sketching Palm Canyon  
by GJ Gillespie



Murray Canyon Stream  white mat
by GJ Gillespie

End of hike Murray Canyon by GJ Gillespie

Murray Canyon, Palm Springs by GJ Gillespie

Palm Forest near Palm Springs by GJ Gillespie

Palm Canyon stream with palms by GJ Gillespie


November 2013

Edison November 28, 2013

Larabee State Park November 28, 2013

August 2013

Vancouver BC View by GJ Gillespie
After Emily Carr, Forest 1930 by GJ Gillespie

Lost Lake, Whistler BC by GJ Gillespie



Whistler BC by GJ Gillespie

Eagle after Emily Carr by GJ Gillespie

Teresa by GJ Gillespie


May 2013
Blue Dog after Rodrique by GJ Gillespie

George RodrigueGeorge Rodrigue
Icraus after Matisse by GJ Gillespie

Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier by GJ Gillespie

Monterey Cypress by GJ Gillespie

Monterey Oak by GJ Gillespie

Teresa by GJ Gillespie


Pebble Beach 2013 by GJ Gillespie



I noticed that modern windmills have an interesting shape. This drawing is based on a famous sketch of Don Quixote attacking the windmill, which he considered a monster. 


Don Quixote attacks Dragon




   Kirkland Park in Winter   






Sketch on Honua Kai Resort notepad. Maui, Hawaii, December 2012




Ancient Hawaiian Rock Painting, "mother with daughters",
on top of breadfruit leaf

Breakfast at Honua Kia 'Resort Maui


August 2012
















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