Sunday, July 31, 2011

red barn

I have a bunch of little panels that measure 5x5. I like them becasue there is a notch in the back for a nail. Very cool.
Here's the first "succesful" one. It is a red barn in oil.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Bixby Bridge

I think I want to paint this more than once- there is so much to it. A HUGE bridge south of me on Hwy 1 past Carmel. here's the first try:

Monday, July 25, 2011


it's my birthday today. I like the coolness of this painting. It was a nice birthday treat to myself to sit for a bit and just feel the water, sunshine and imagine the lapping wake on the boat.

8x10 inches
oil on canvas

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last week

I painted these last week- water and direction seem to be a theme for the new dock paintings. I am gessoing my own panels now and I like the smooth surfaces. A lot!

so here we go:

all paintings are sold now.

Monday, July 18, 2011

San Francisco

I participated in a Great Urban Race last week in the city. We rode on a trolley. I have always wanted to. It was a fun day. I have decided to paint a few trolleys and San Francisco paintings. Here is my trolley.

Oil on canvas board 5x7 inches

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ACEO trials

I painted a couple ACEO cards in oil to see what all the fuss is about.

They are fun to do! Fast and you need a tiny tiny brush. Not so much my style but maybe I should simplify. Anyway, here they are

Both sold.

Saturday, July 09, 2011


I love this little study of an olive with leaves kind of floating around it.


Friday, July 01, 2011


I am in Sunriver, Oregon.

I had never been before this trip. I hope I can come back every summer from here on. It is truly beautiful.

Here are some pics form here I have taken. I hope you like them.