“Descanso Gardens Rose Garden” (with roses and crepe myrtle) 12 x 16 oil on canvas This is one of the paintings I’ll be bringing to Descanso Gardens for the opening of my solo exhibition on Nov. 2. The show will hang in the Heritage Gallery in the Boddy House mansion and will continue through January [...]
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Descanso Gardens Rose Garden (Rosarium) Wedding 16 x 20 oil on canvas Live event painting SOLD See more of my wedding paintings here. Interested in having me paint at your wedding? Please write I had the honor of painting this live event at Descanso Gardens for some dear friends who are also collectors of my [...]
Sunset On Descanso Pond – Descanso Gardens California impressionist lake oil painting by Karen WintersTuesday, July 26th, 2011
“Sunset On Descanso Pond” Descanso Gardens Art 16 x 20 oil painting SOLD I took this new painting “Sunset on Descanso Pond” to the Colony Theatre in Burbank today for a solo show in conjunction with their presentation of “On Golden Pond,” running from July 27 – August 28, starring Hal Linden. There is a [...]
“Clivia – Kaffir Lily” 10 x 8″ oil painting on hardboard Botanical painting – Descanso Gardens See more of my Descanso Gardens paintings here Clivias, also known as bush lily, glow with bright orange colors through thickets of dark green strapping foliage. These secondary colors (orange and purple) make a nice contrast to each other. [...]
Descanso Gardens Sunflower Garden 9 x 12 oil painting on linen Plein air painting See more of my Descanso Gardens paintings here Last autumn, when the flowers were completing their blooming season at Descanso Gardens, I painted this stand of Mammoth Sunflowers, caught in the afternoon sunlight. By the way the heads were bowing, I [...]
Descanso Gardens Japanese Teahouse 22 x 30 watercolor on Arches paper SOLD (painted on commission) This painting has a history. Several years ago, I painted a smaller version of it, and it was exhibited for sale at a local store in La Canada. One day in April a few years ago, a car transport trailer [...]
Descanso Gardens Azaleas 9 x 12 oil on linen panel Along with the bountiful spring bulbs at Descanso, the azaleas are in full bloom, a temptation for the plein air painter. This scene prompted me to paint mostly with red-green complements. Wishing everyone a beautiful Easter!
The tulips are up at Descanso, and blooming merrily. When I was painting there a few days ago, I heard that although they planted tens of thousands, that raccoons dug up some of the bulbs, so the display is not as robust as they had hoped. The good news is there was no sign of [...]
Pasadena Skyline 11 x 14 oil on hardboard panel SOLD Although this painting is sold, I have more Pasadena area paintings at this link: See more Pasadena paintings here I am also happy to paint on commission. Click this link to write me.
Descanso Lily Pond 9 x 12 oil on canvas – plein air painting, Sept. 2009 I can’t believe that in all the time I’ve been painting Descanso Gardens that I haven’t painted this lily pond which is near the front gate. There used to be two sculptural fishes that formed a fountain, but I have [...]