Just north of Venice the welcome sign says it's famous for it's sport fishing, yacht harbor, cafes and carnival rides. The entrance and palm-lined walkway border the beach.
We listened to Christmas songs in the 70 degree weather at the Santa Monica market.
A pending storm rolled in on Thanksgiving Day.
. . . so we headed over to Joshua Tree National Park
Where I had to sketch quickly before the storm moved in.
The next day we headed to both Getty museums. I caught this sketch of "Faustina" in one of the galleries.