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 December 30th, 2015

Senior Consultant Lisa Archambeau with her French Bull Dog, Hugo, at the Caldwell Snyder Gallery in Saint Helena, CA (© Clark James Mishler)

4:15 PM, Wednesday, December 30, 2015.  Senior Consultant Lisa Archambeau with paintings by John Gibson and her French Bull Dog, Hugo, at the Caldwell Snyder Gallery in Saint Helena, CA.

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

Boston residents Keith and his daughter, Ruby, during a visit to Calistoga. (© Clark James Mishler)Cousins, Isaiah and Johnny Bueno, shoot hoops in the last light of the day near Calistoga High School. (© Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, Tuesday, December 29, 2015.  Boston resident Keith and daughter, Ruby, during a visit to Calistoga.

4:14 PM, Monday, December 28, 2015.  Cousins, Isaiah and Johnny Bueno, shoot hoops in the last light of the day near Calistoga High School.

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

Tree Woman...Alisa Dobbins, Sacramento, CA (© Clark James Mishler)Yijing with her sheepdog, Bob, outside the Pet Food Express store in Pleasant Hill, CA. "I bought this for Bob...he really wanted it." (© Clark James Mishler)

3:45 PM, Sunday, December 27, 2015.  Friend and “Tree Spirit”, Alisa Dobbins.

3:15 PM, Saturday, December 26, 2015.  “I bought this for Bob…it was on sale…he really wanted it.  -“Yijing with her sheepdog, Bob, outside the Pet Food Express store in Pleasant Hill, CA.

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

"Santa brought Mya a trampoline...we hope it will wear her out a bit." -Jennifer Shuler (© Clark James Mishler)High School student, Dom, with his brother and sister at Starbucks in downtown Petaluma, CA (© Clark James Mishler)

8:30 AM, Friday, Christmas morning, December 25, 2015.  “Santa brought Mya a trampoline…we hope it wears her out a bit.”  -Jennifer Shuler

1:45 PM, Thursday, December 24, 2015.  High School student Dominic Pedersen with his siblings Will and Grace on Christmas Eve at Starbucks in downtown Petaluma, CA.

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

Designer Peter Ivanoff and his wife, Kali with their dog, Max, on Cedar Street in Calistoga (© Clark James Mishler)

9:15 AM, Wednesday, December 23, 2015.  Designer Peter Ivanoff and French teacher, Kali Ivanoff, with their dog, Max, on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 24th, 2015

"The other day a couple walked into our house thinking it was a shop of some sort...we like to decorate at Christmas."  -Orvil and Donna Riedberger on the porch of their home in Calistoga, CA (© Clark James Mishler)

10:45 AM, Tuesday, December 22, 2015.  “The other day a couple walked into our house thinking it was a shop of some sort…we like to decorate at Christmas.”  -Orvil and Donna Riedberger on the porch of their home in Calistoga, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 24th, 2015

"They are the terrible twos, times two...strapping them in is the only way I can contain them."  Christina Dwyer with her two year old twins, Dakota and Cindy, on Cedar Street in Calistoga, CA  tinajulian@yahoo.com (© Clark James Mishler)

11 AM, Tuesday, December 22, 2015.  “They are the terrible twos, times two.  Strapping them in is the only way I can contain them.”  -Christina Dwyer with her two year old twins, Dakota and Cindy, on Cedar Street in Calistoga, CA

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 22nd, 2015

Plumber Robert Boca fixes a leak in the kitchen sink at Clark and Mitzi's house in Calistoga, CA 707-227-0024. "It's been a busy day with all the rain...lots of sup-pumps failing." (© Clark James Mishler)

2:15 PM, Monday, December 21, 2015.  “It’s been a busy day with all the rain…lots of sup-pumps failing…it’s tough to fit everyone in.”  -Saint Helena plumber Robert Boca fixes a leak in the kitchen sink at Clark and Mitzi’s house in Calistoga, CA.

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

Five year old Ella Fitzpatrick, returning from a visit to her grandmother's house on a rainy day in Saint Helena, CA (© Clark James Mishler)

1:30 PM, Sunday, December  20, 2015.  Four year old Ella Fitzpatrick, returning from a visit to her grandmother’s house on a rainy day in Saint Helena, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 20th, 2015

Fearless five year old Hazel Brown swings in the front yard on Cedar Street, Calistoga. (© Clark James Mishler)

12:15 PM, Saturday, December 19, 2015.  Fearless five year old Hazel Brown swings in the front yard on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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

Calistoga Elementary fourth grade teacher Brooke More on the last day of school before Christmas break.  "This is my Christmas sweater...the kids love it." (© Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, Friday, December 18, 2015.  “This is my Christmas sweater…the kids love it.”  -Calistoga Elementary fourth grade teacher Brooke More on the last day of school before Christmas break.

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

Brad Suhr, owner of Calistoga Bike Shop, adjust his bike in the back-shop.  "I started out banging nails for a living back east...later I worked part time for a bike shop and then managed a shop in Martha's Vineyard.  Nine years ago I purchased this shop with the intention of giving it five years.  We're still here and loving every minute."  calbikes@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

3:30 PM, Friday, December 18, 2015.  Brad Suhr, owner of Calistoga Bike Shop, adjusts his bike in the back-shop. “I started out banging nails for a living back east…later I worked part time for a bike shop and then managed a shop in Martha’s Vineyard. Nine years ago I purchased this shop with the intention of giving it five years. We’re still here and loving every minute.”

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

Eduardo and Carlos work on a small construction site in Calistoga "I just quite my construction job...after 17 years, I have decided to go out on my own...I should have done this a long time ago." -Edwardo (© Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Thursday, December 17, 2015.  Eduardo and Carlos work on a small construction site in Calistoga.  “I just quite my construction job…after 17 years, I have decided to go out on my own…I should have done this a long time ago.” -Eduardo

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

"I love Calistoga...when I come here to visit, I can't just sit around...I have to stay busy." -My neighbor's Swedish mother, Beebee (© Clark James Mishler)

11 AM, Wednesday, December 16, 2015.  “I love Calistoga…when I come here to visit, I can’t just sit around…I have to stay busy.”  -My neighbor’s Swedish mother, Bibi Nygren, visiting from Stockholm.

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

She's not used to this cold weather, 2015 (© Clark James Mishler)

3:34 PM, Tuesday, December 15, 2015.  “She’s not used to this cold weather.”  …55 degrees in downtown Calistoga.

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

Brian Murray in front of Blackbird in downtown Calistoga, CA.  "I used to be able to make a living washing windows but now it seems to be a luxury to have your windows washed...not many are willing to have it done anymore."  info@blackbirdofcalistoga.com (© Clark James Mishler)

4:15 PM, Tuesday, December 15, 2015.  “I used to be able to make a living washing windows but now it seems to be a luxury to have your windows washed…not many are willing to have it done anymore.”   -Window washer Brian Murray in front of Blackbird in downtown Calistoga, CA.

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

Ignacio Barreda and his associate work to remove leaves from the roof and gutters of a home on Cedar Street in Calistoga, CA  barredai@yahoo.com  707-337-0811 (© Clark James Mishler)

10:15 AM, Monday, December 14, 2015.  “Do you need your gutters cleaned?  I can come today.”  -Ignacio Barreda and his associate work to remove leaves from the roof and gutters of a home on Cedar Street in Calistoga, CA

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 13th, 2015

Eric with his Afghan, Duke. "I ordered this raincoat from Norway...they are very popular there." eric@essvm.com (© Clark James Mishler)

10:45 AM, Sunday, December 13, 2015.  “I ordered this raincoat from Norway…they’re very popular there.”  -My neighbor Eric Smith with his five year old Afghan, Duke, on School Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 13th, 2015

Eight month old Rose watches on as her father, Doug, selects peppers at the Saturday Market in Calistoga, CA  dca2203@hotmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

11 AM, Saturday, December 12, 2015.  Eight month old Rose watches on as her father, Doug, selects peppers at the Saturday Market in Calistoga, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 11th, 2015

Neighbor Martha Casselman on a cool morning in Calistoga (© Clark James Mishler)

8:45 AM, Friday, December 11, 2015.  Neighbor Martha Casselman  is out for a walk on a cool morning in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 11th, 2015

Mitzi Mishler approches historic Sonoma Square (blog replacement image). (© Clark James Mishler)

1:00 PM, Thursday, December 10, 2015.  Mitzi Mishler approaches historic Sonoma Square in downtown Sonoma, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 11th, 2015

Scott Hermann, propriator of A Man's Supply in downtown Calistoga, CA.  scott@amanssupply.com  "You pay for quality once but you pay for crap forever."  "I opened this store eight years ago...I looked in my closet and I decided I wanted a store that represented what I wore...a lot of men are disappointed I don't sell guns." (© Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Wednesday, December 9, 2015.  “I opened this store eight years ago…I looked in my closet and I decided I wanted a store that represented what I wore…a lot of men are disappointed I don’t sell guns.”  -Scott Hermann, proprietor of A Man’s Supply in downtown Calistoga, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 11th, 2015

Contrator, Matias Vargas, Calistoga.  "I learned construction in Mexico...I didn't have many tools like I do today...we had to be inventive and make our own tools...I learned a great deal about getting the job done."  matiasvargas967@gmail.com (© Clark James Mishler)

1:30 PM, Tuesday, December8, 2015.  “I learned construction in Mexico…I didn’t have many tools like I do today…we had to be inventive and make our own tools…I learned a great deal about getting the job done.”  -Contractor, Matias Vargas, Calistoga

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 10th, 2015

Nick Regalla in front of his house with his friend, Jenny Ramano, Calistoga, CA  jennyramano69@yahoo.com (© Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Monday, December 7, 2015.  Nick Regalla in front of his house with his friend, Jenny Ramano, near downtown Calistoga, CA.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 10th, 2015

Aubrey Mae Stucker, Manager at Blackbird in Calistoga (© Clark James Mishler)

3:45 PM, Sunday, December 5, 2015.  Aubrey Mae Stucker, Manager at Blackbird in downtown Calistoga.

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