Almost every couple of months I would visited Southern CA where my children and G-children lived. These sketches were from recent visit, I was particularly attracted by power poles that seen every where, we are in super digital world...so much relay on electric. It does play a major role in landscape, so does sketching/painting as to add vertical interest.
California Palm trees have lots of variety species.. I like this medium size one named Butia Capitata or Caranday Palm (not sure which). Its texture is challenge on sketch and watercolor. I will not tired of repeating them my next trip.