Entries by Sophie

Two weeks in the fall on South East Farallon Island: sketches

Over the past year I have visited the Farallon Islands three times. Located approximately 30 miles west of  San Francisco’s  Golden Gate Bridge  these  craggy rocks  lie within San Francisco county: it is hard to believe as they are  a wild  place, the home or resting place to numerous birds and  marine mammals.   I […]

Far From Shore

My latest children’s book, Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage, was  released in June. It was a long time in the making and at times I wondered if I would ever finish it. But it was also thoroughly enjoyable to make an excuse for myself to paint and write about all those […]