Incoming Tide (at Dana Point) 16 x 20 – oil on canvas SOLD OK, I’ll say it. This is probably one of my favorite paintings so far, for several reasons. I like the color, the composition, but mostly I like the energy and action of it and how it reminds me of being there. It’s [...]
Archive for March, 2008
“California Coast” (near Big Sur) 16 x 20 oil on canvas Click to enlarge to higher resolution image When we were first married, young and footloose, my husband and I loved to travel up and down California on photo safaris. One of our favorite places was the coastline. So it’s not surprising that it would [...]
“Wildflower Wonderland” 12 x 16 oil This year promises to have an extraordinary crop of wildflowers due to the heavy rains we enjoyed for part of the winter. The desert bloom is under way and will continue for several more weeks.
“Spring Memories” 12 x 16 oil on canvas Yes, spring is here – the hillsides covered with fresh green grass, the birds singing in every tree, and gentle breezes replacing the harsher winds of winter. Well, as harsh as it gets in Southern California – which is not much, all things considered. This particular scene [...]
Fun Zone – 20″ x 22″ – watercolor on paper Well, I didn’t think it could happen two years in a row, and with such different styles and subject matter, but, happily, it did. I just got my notification in the mail that this painting has been accepted to the 2008 National Watercolor Society All [...]
A Spring Walk – 9 x 12 – watercolor sketch This one is a little bit from real life, and a little bit from imagination. I embellished the wildflower strewn meadows just a tad beyond reality, but if you don’t tell, I won’t. Ah, springtime. Our peach tree is in bloom, magnolias are covered with [...]
“Canyon Dreams (view from Olympic Road)” – 12 x 16 oil on canvas This is another in my series of paintings I’ll be taking to the Chevy Chase Country club for the Artists of the Canyon show beginning this Friday, March 14. Until I started working on this project, there were areas within 6-7 miles [...]
Arroyo Pond – 11″ x 14″ oil on canvas – Click to enlarge Under Autumn Skies – 11″ x 14″ oil on canvas – Click to enlarge SOLD New California Art Club Show See more of my arroyo seco paintings here. Yesterday I got official notification that these two paintings have been accepted into a [...]
Eaton Canyon Stream – 9 x 12 oil on canvas on board Eaton Canyon, in Altadena (near Pasadena, California) is running with water this time of year. This painting is of the east side of the riverbed, looking southward.
Hispanic Man – 8 x 10″ oil on canvas No, I am not putting landscape painting aside; I will continue with it as always, but I am interested in doing some portrait painting in oil, which has an entirely different feel and way of working than portraiture in watercolor. This was painted in one session, [...]