Saturday, May 26, 2012

"June in the High Country" 8"x10" Field Study


Friday, May 25, 2012

"Raking Light" 9"x12"

California has light that is just amazing.  The 
variety of light, from hazy near the coast, to sharp
in the foothills and mountains,  keeps me excited 
and ready to paint any day of the year.  

This piece was painted near my home in the
foothills as the sun was approaching sunset.
The warm glow on the grass and reflected light
on the tree trunks literally stopped me in my 

This is available for sale.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

"Crashing Waves" 6"x8"  Field Study
I love the California Coast and as you can tell one 
of my favorite places to paint.  Ever changing,
there is so much excitement with the surf crashing
over the rocks and sand to watching dolphins
frolic just off shore.  This particular painting is 
one I did recently in Malibu at what is called
the "Channels."  The tide was starting to build
and the waves were crashing  spectacularly.