Clark James Mishler
The Three Minute Portrait.
Started on the first day of January, 2010, I have produced at least one portrait each day since. The average time for each portrait is 3 minutes. Here are the results.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 11th, 2017

"Dinner's in the oven and we're enjoying a pre-dinner glass of wine on the porch."  -Liz McNally and her house guest, Maria Marti, enjoy a warm evening in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Monday, September 11, 2017.  “Dinner’s in the oven and we’re enjoying a pre dinner glass of wine on the porch.” -Liz McNally and her house guest, Maria Marti, enjoy a warm evening in Calistoga.

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Melisssa Cuellar prepares the Calistoga Inn table at the Calistoga Harvest celebration on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:21 PM, Sunday, September 10, 2017.  Melisssa Cuellar prepares the Calistoga Inn table at the Harvest Table celebration on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Calistoga.

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Summers Estate Wines representative Bryanna McKinney serves up a sample to Joe Seiberlich at the Calistoga Wine Experience at Pioneer Park. (Clark James Mishler)

3:02 PM, Saturday, September 9, 2017.  Summers Estate Wines representative Bryanna McKinney serves up a sample to Joe Seiberlich at the Calistoga Wine Experience in Pioneer Park.

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"I more repect the teachers...they have a much tougher job than I thought when I attended here."  -Twenty five year old Calistoga Elementary custodian, Danny Traffanstedt, takes a break across the street from his school on Cedar Street. (Clark James Mishler)

5:54 PM, Friday, September 8, 2017.  “I more respect the teachers…they have a much tougher job than I thought when I attended here.”  -Twenty five year old Calistoga Elementary custodian, Danny Traffanstedt, takes a break across the street from his school on Cedar Street.

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Ranchhand Gilbert Rodriguez grafts walnut trees near Winters, California (Clark James Mishler)

2:31 PM, Thursday, September 7, 2017.  Ranch hand Gilbert Rodriguez grafts walnut trees near Winters, California.

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Eighteen year old Patricia Jamie and 19 year olf Ryan Roberson pause during their walk home on Fair Way in Calistoga.   "I thought I wanted to be an animation artist but decided that I wanted art to be the spark...not the paycheck."  -Patricia Jamie   "And, I thought I wanted to be an architect but I had a bad internship that made me decide to pursue my second career choice...working with kids."  "We're moving to Humboldt County...we want to study psychology."  -Ryan Roberson (Clark James Mishler)

6:02 PM, Wednesday, September 6, 2017.  Eighteen year old Patricia Jamie and 19 year old Ryan Roberson pause during their walk home on Fair Way in Calistoga. “I thought I wanted to be an animation artist but decided that I wanted art to be the spark…not the paycheck.” -Patricia Jamie “And, I thought I wanted to be an architect but I had a bad internship that made me decide to pursue my second career choice…working with kids.” “We’re moving to Humboldt County…we want to study psychology.” -Ryan Roberson

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" I started this project on December 4, 2015 and today, I will receive my final inspection. I believe this may be my last big project." - Hal Leggett with his dog, Cooper, in front of his Myrtle Street remodel project on 12-4-2015 and again on 9-5-2017 (Clark James Mishler)

8:44 AM, Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  “I started this project on December 4, 2015 and today, I will receive my final inspection. I believe this may be my last big project.” – Hal Leggett with his dog, Cooper, stands in front of his Myrtle Street remodel project on 12-4-2015 and again on 9-5-2017.

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"This is my first day...I'm shaddowing Alex...learning the ropes.  Having my portrait made on my first day...this is great."  -Kevin Ortiz  shaddows Alex Seyve at Sam's Club in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

6:09 PM, Monday, September 4, 2017.  “This is my first day…I’m shadowing Alex…learning the ropes.  Having my portrait made on my first day…this is great.” -Kevin Ortiz observes Alex Seyve at Sam’s Club in Calistoga.

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Olivia and Elyse walk together after their marriage atop Burnal Hill in San Francisco. (Clark James Mishler)

5:52 PM, Sunday, September 3, 2017.  Olivia and Elyse walk together after their marriage atop Burnal Hill in San Francisco.

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"I've been working here since I was 10."  -Twenty year old business management student Mario Gonalez takes a break at his family's flower business at the San Francisco Flower Market. (Clark James Mishler)

11:52 AM, Saturday, September 2, 2017.  “I’ve been working here since I was 10.” -Twenty year old business management student Mario Gonalez takes a break at his family’s flower business at the San Francisco Flower Market.

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"I've been driving for one week...I love people's stories about where they've been and now I want travel...I've been stuck in Lodi too long!"  -Uber driver Marika Carademos rests after final delivery of the day in Martinez, CA (Clark James Mishler)

6:56 PM, Friday, September 1, 2017.  “I’ve been driving for one week…I love people’s stories about where they’ve been and now I want travel…I’ve been stuck in Lodi too long!”  -Uber driver Marika Carademos rests after final delivery of the day in Martinez, CA.

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"I'm six months in the Army, one month in Alaska and I have six jumps under my belt."  -PV-2 Army 19 Delta Calvery Scout Marcelo Parasmo awaits friends at Middle Way Cafe in Anchorage, Alaska. (Clark James Mishler)

1:01 PM, Thursday, August 31, 2017.  “I’m six months in the Army, one month in Alaska and I have six jumps under my belt.”  -PV-2 Army 19 Delta Cavalry Scout Marcelo Parasmo awaits friends at Middle Way Cafe in Anchorage, Alaska.

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4-H handlers show their pigs at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

4:07 PM, Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  4-H handlers show their pigs at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 11th, 2017

Ten year old Kael Dinwiddie awaits inspeciton of chicken entry at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

4:50 PM, Tuesday, August 29, 2017.  Ten year old Kael Dinwiddie awaits inspection of chicken entry at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 11th, 2017

"I like entertaining for people I really like."  -Linda Duck welcomes friends at her home in Anchorage. (Clark James Mishler)

6:19 PM, Monday, August 28, 2017.  “I like entertaining for people I really like.”  -Linda Duck welcomes friends at her home in Anchorage.

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Roper Debbie Erickson warms up before her rodeo event at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

2:32 PM, Sunday, August 27, 2017.  Roper Debbie Erickson warms up before her rodeo event at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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U.S. Army Private Reuben Geimah test his strength at the "Hig Striker" on the midway at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

6:44 PM, Saturday, August 26, 2017.  U.S. Army Private Reuben Geimah test his strength at the “High Striker” on the midway at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Paleologist and artist James Havens stands with his model of an Elasmosaurus at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska. (Clark James Mishler)

3:06 PM, Friday, August 25, 2017.  Paleologist and artist James Havens stands with his model of an Elasmosaurus at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Lifetime Psychic Reader, Anna Adams, performs daily at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

5:04 PM, Friday, August 25, 2017.  Lifetime Psychic Reader, Anna Adams, performs daily at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 11th, 2017

Bluesman,Gary Sloan performs at the Alaska State Fair, in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

8:09 PM, Thursday, August 24, 2017.  Bluesman, Gary Sloan performs at the Alaska State Fair, in Palmer, Alaska.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 11th, 2017

Nine year old Jackson Charton enters his Nigerian dwarf goat, Sylvie, at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

5:08 PM, Wednesday, August 23, 2017.  Nine year old Jackson Charton enters his Nigerian dwarf goat, Sylvie, at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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"I must be the last person in the world who still uses one...I love my Roledex."  - Lanie Fleischer sits at her kitchen table in Anchorage. (Clark James Mishler)

12:19 PM, Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  “I must be the last person in the world who still uses one…I love my Roledex.” – Lanie Fleischer sits at her kitchen table in Anchorage.

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Sydney music representative Georgette Alam and fellow traveler Hannah Ellevsen visit the Anchorage Museum. (Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Monday, August 21, 2017.  Sydney music representative Georgette Alam and fellow traveler Hannah Ellevsen visit the Anchorage Museum.

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8:38 AM, Anchorage, Alaska.  Barrow resident Dorcas Stein shows her friends the "virtual image" of the solar eclipse with the aid of skyview app on her iPhone in front of the Anchorage Museum. (Clark James Mishler)

8:38 AM, Monday, August 21, 2017.  Barrow resident Dorcas Stein shows her friends a “virtual image” of the solar eclipse with the aid of the skyview app on her iPhone on a cloudy day in front of the Anchorage Museum.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 9th, 2017

"A bullet passed through the eves gutter on the front of my house. Now the water drains into the foundation. I placed a barrow under the hole but now I have to empty it every time it rains. It's been raining a lot this summer." -Fred Dewey empties his rain barrow on the porch of his home on P Street in Anchorage, Alaska. (Clark James Mishler)

12:48 PM, Sunday, August 20, 2017.  “A bullet passed through the eves on the front of my house.  Now the water from the eves drains into the foundation.  I placed a barrow under the hole but now I have to empty it every time it rains.  It’s been raining a lot this summer.”  -Fred Dewey empties his rain barrow on the porch of his home on P Street in Anchorage, Alaska.