California Sycamore Springtime Landscape Painting

Sycamore Spring
11 x 14
oil on canvas

For a few brief weeks in the spring, sycamore trees rapidly put out new growth and are quickly covered with a veil of palest green. This beautiful transformation doesn’t last long, and the leaves quickly turn deep green and expand to the size of a hand.

If you’ve noticed that I’m painting the Santa Monica mountains a lot lately, it’s because spring in this wildflower covered area is truly glorious, and … I’m getting ready for a spring show with the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica mountains and seashore. The date is March 29, a Sunday, from 11 to 4 at Headwaters Corner, which is the intersection of Old Mulholland Drive and Topanga Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains. If you’re in So Cal, come say hello.


  1. Leslie Saeta
    March 12, 2009

    Lovely painting. You really nailed that tree!

  2. Ernest
    March 12, 2009

    Wow i really love your paintings.

  3. Nahia
    April 27, 2009

    your painting is very nice and cool

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