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 October 31st, 2015

Mechanic and Handyman Jesus Cendjas on Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga, CA (© Clark James Mishler)

Friday, October 30, 2015.  Mechanic and Handyman Jesus Cendjas on Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga, CA

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 30th, 2015

e-commerce coordinater, Gabriella Martin, Calistoga, CA  glm0918@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

9:45 AM, Thursday, October 29, 2015.  e-commerce coordinator and retail marketing wunerkind, Gabriella Martin, Calistoga, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 30th, 2015

Vintner Vince Tofanelli, Calistoga, CA  "I was born here and I have been in the wine business all my life...I live 13 miles out of town and love being in the country...my only worry is my retirement...I don't have much of a safety net."  vince@tofanelliwine.com (© Clark James Mishler)

5 PM, Wednesday, October 28, 2015.  Vintner Vince Tofanelli, Calistoga, CA  “I was born here and I have been in the wine business all my life…I live 13 miles out of town and love being in the country…my only worry is my retirement…I don’t have much of a safety net.”

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 27th, 2015

Manuel Rodriguez and his 13 yeare old son, Adan, play catch in the driveway just minutes before the start of Game One of the World Series. "We are rooting for Kansas City...this is their year...they deserve it." rodriguez.adan29@yahoo.com (© Clark James Mishler)

5 PM, Tuesday, October 27, 2015.  Manuel Rodriguez and his 13 year old son, Adan, play catch in the driveway in Calistoga just minutes before the start of Game One of the World Series.  “This year we’re rooting for Kansas City…this is their year…they deserve it.”

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 26th, 2015

"I just arrived here from Hawaii... eventually, I would like to be a real estate broker."  -Rich Littlefield, Server at Solage, Calistoga richlittlefield@hotmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

6 PM, Monday, October 26, 2015.  “I just arrived here from Hawaii… eventually, I would like to be a real estate broker.”  -Rich Littlefield, Server at Solage, Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 25th, 2015

The Texas Tipsy Chicks from Austin and participants in the Ragnar Marathon in Calistoga, California. justynebiddle@yahoo jen@jenallis.com (© Clark James Mishler)

5:30 PM, Sunday, October 25, 2015.  The Texas Tipsy Chicks (with a little attitude) from Austin and participants in the Ragnar Relay Napa Valley the day after the finish in Calistoga, California.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 25th, 2015

Saint Helena residents Leslie and Christopher with their English bull dog, Edward Bear,  leave Calistoga's Saturday Market.  lross-lentz@comcast.net (© Clark James Mishler)

11:30 PM, Saturday, October 24, 2015.  Saint Helena residents Leslie and Christopher with their English bull dog, Edward Bear, leave Calistoga’s Saturday Market.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 25th, 2015

I love the character of so many people in this valley.   People like Dean Walters...you can see the wild entrepenurial spirit in his eyes.  He is an agent, broker & Pruveyor of wine and Champagne related Antiques and, clearly, a man who loves his work. (© Clark James Mishler)

2 PM, Friday, October 23, 2015.  I love the character of so many people in this valley.   People like Dean Walters…you can see the wild entrepreneurial spirit in his eyes.  He is an agent, broker & Purveyor of wine and Champagne related Antiques and, clearly, a man who loves his work.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 25th, 2015

Landscape Associate, David Rabon, looks for customers who may need assistance at the Home Depot in Santa Rosa, CA  "I am retired military and a retired accountant...I work here part time and love it."  dlrabon@aol.com (© Clark James Mishler)

6 PM, Thursday, October 22, 2015.  Landscape Associate, David Rabon, looks for customers who may need assistance at the Home Depot in Santa Rosa, CA “I am retired military and a retired accountant…I work here part time and I love it.”

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 25th, 2015

Gallery owner Carlo Marchiori on a walk around the block with his dog, Togo, Calistoga (© Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Wednesday, October 21, 2015.  Gallery owner Carlo Marchiori on a walk around the block with his dog, Togo, Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 21st, 2015

"Little Father" Fr. Sergious Gerken travels the country visiting centenarians.  And, while he once headed the Russian Orthadox church in Calistoga, he now lives and practices in Hernando, Florida.  Farther Gerken spent eight years at the Simonopetra Monastery at Mt. Athos, Greece where he learned to begin each day at 4 AM , a practice to which he still subscribes.  frsergious@gmail.com  95 E. Hartford St., Bld. 10, A-3, Hernando, FL  34442 (© Clark James Mishler)

5:45 PM, Tuesday, October 20, 2015.  “Little Father” Fr. Sergious Gerken travels the country visiting centenarians. And, while he once headed the Russian Orthadox church in Calistoga, he now lives and practices in Hernando, Florida.  Father Gerken spent eight years at the Simonopetra Monastery at Mt. Athos, Greece where he learned to begin each day at 4 AM , a practice to which he still subscribes.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 19th, 2015

"When I bought this house in 1989, my twelve year old son explained: ' I can't believe you bought this dump!' Now, he can't wait for me to die." -Retired Architect Tim Wilkes with his wife, Leslie, in front of their 115 year old home on Cedar Street in Calistoga. timothy.wilkes@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, Monday, October19, 2015.  “When I bought this house in 1989, my twelve year old son explained: ‘ I can’t believe you bought this dump!’ Now, he can’t wait for me to die.”  -Retired Architect Tim Wilkes with his wife, Leslie, on the porch of their 115 year old home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 18th, 2015

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9:15 AM, October 18, 2015.  “My garden was not the best this year…like me, I think the soil is all played out.”  -Neighbor and gardener Orvil Riedberger works his gardens on a Sunday morning in downtown Calistora.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 18th, 2015

Lucie with her dog, Sierra, Rancho de Calistoga. "I live in the trailer park...I like the big trees but the management dosen't like anyone to bend the rules...I'm selling my home...it's too close to the highway." (© Clark James Mishler)

8:30 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2015.  “I live in the trailer park…I like the big trees but the management keeps tight controls…I’m selling my home…it’s too close to the highway.”  -Lucie with her dog, Sierra, Rancho de Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 18th, 2015

Neighbor, hair dresser, Calistoria historian, Richard Hayman in his shop in downtown Calistoga.   "I started cutting hair in highschool...I think a hair cut should be more than just getting a hair cut...there needs to be a personal connection, don't you think?" (© Clark James Mishler)

5 PM, Friday, October 16, 2015.  “I started cutting hair in high school…I think a hair cut should be more than just getting a hair cut…there needs to be a personal connection, don’t you think?”  -Neighbor, hair dresser and Calistoria historian, Richard Hayman, in his shop in downtown Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 16th, 2015

Elvia Maldonado with her daughter, Cecilia, at their front door in Calistoga, California.  "My mother moved here from Mexico15 years ago...she loves Calistoga because it is so quiet.  My mother has never learned to speak English."  -Cecilia Maldonado  cecimaldonado56@yahoo.com (© Clark James Mishler)

5:15 PM, Thursday, October 15, 2015.  Elvia Maldonado at her front door in Calistoga, California. “We moved here from Mexico 15 years ago…my mother loves Calistoga because its so quiet…she has never learned to speak English.” -Cecilia Maldonado

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Mackenzie Gilley with her daughter, Joanie, Calistoga, CA. "I'm an organic farmer from Kentucky...my husband grew up here in the family wine business and he now manages a winery here. This place is a lot more expensive than what I'm used to." "My husband's parents own this house...it's very small but we would like to aford to buy it and, hopefully, add on to it some day." msmackenzielynn@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

5:30 PM, Wednesday, October 13, 2015.  “I’m an organic farmer from Kentucky…my husband grew up here in the family wine business and he now manages a winery.  This place is a lot more expensive than what I’m used to…my husband’s parents own this house…it’s very small but we would like to afford to buy it and, hopefully, add on to it some day.”  -Mackenzie Gilley with her daughter, Joanie, Calistoga, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Tito Garrido and Rubin Calderone with Jim Rice Painting after completing a house painting project in Calistoga.  465gatino@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Tuesday, October 13, 2015.  Tito Garrido and Rubin Calderone with Jim Rice Painting pack up after completing a house painting project in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Professional movers and Tlingit cousins, Justin Sapien and Blake Isbell, deliver our housewares from Alaska to our new home in Calistoga. "My grandmother was adopted and moved to california as a child. Our's is one of the few Tlingit families in Sanoma County." mluvj8123@yahoo.com (© Clark James Mishler)

2 PM, Monday, October 12, 2015.  “My grandmother was adopted in Alaska and moved to California as a child…our family is one of the few Tlingit families in Sonoma County.”  -Professional movers and Tlingit cousins, Justin Sapien and Blake Isbell, after delivering our housewares from Alaska to our new home in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Massage/Hypno Theropist Liza Xavier, with her dog, Buddy, in downtown Calistoga  liza.calistoga@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

5 PM, Sunday, October 11, 2015.  “If anyone comes close to Buddy with bad intentions, he shows his teeth…he is very intuitive.”   -Massage/Hypnotherapist Liza Xavier, with her dog, Buddy, in downtown Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Pact Seman E3 Logan Bradley from Cinncinatti during a layover in Seattle, on his way to his first deployment in Pearl Harbor.  "I just broke up with my girl friend...she didn't want to leave Ohio."  loganbradley66@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

6:30 PM, Friday, October 9, 2015.  “I just broke up with my girl friend…she didn’t want to leave Ohio.”   -Pact Seman E3 Logan Bradley from Cincinnati during a layover in Seattle, on his way to his first deployment to Pearl Harbor.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Artist Crystal Kaakeeyaa Whorl Demientieff at the ATIA Convention in Juneau, Alaska  907-780-4800 (© Clark James Mishler)

7  PM, Thursday, October 8, 2015.  Artist Crystal Kaakeeyaa Whorl Demientieff at the Alaska Tourism Industry Association Convention in Juneau, Alaska.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Four year old dancer, drummer and member of the Thunderbird Clan, Thea Duncan from Angoon at the SeaAlaska Heritage Center during the ATIA Convention in Juneau, Alaska gracegduncan77@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  Four year old dancer, drummer and member of the Thunderbird Clan, Thea Duncan performs at the SeaAlaska Heritage Center during the Alaska Tourism Industry Association Convention in Juneau, Alaska.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Bill and Jane Moore at SeaTac Airport and on their way home after a trip to the Texas State Fair.  "We have attended the Texas State Fair for each of the past 28 years.  It's America's largest State Fair."  janeless@hotmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  “We have attended the Texas State Fair for each of the past 28 years…it’s America’s largest State Fair.”  -Bill and Jane Moore at SeaTac Airport and on their way home after a trip to the Texas State Fair.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 15th, 2015

Mya Shuler prepares for battle in  Martinez, California (© Clark James Mishler)

7:45 PM, Monday, October 5, 2015.  Four year old Mya Shuler prepares for battle prior to bed-time in Martinez, California.

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