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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A Garden Path

 
Painted in a Healdsburg Garden.

Annie's Clematis

 
Fun to paint.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Matanzas Numero Cinco


My tenth painting of Matanzas, each image slightly different from the last. Using several photos of my past paintings, I developed this currant painting.. 

Emerisa Gardens


Emerisa Gardens is a wholesale nursery in Santa Rosa. The lady in the painting is working in the Geranium beds, deadheading and checking for insects.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Lemony Mustard in Geyserville and A Place in Tomales


I took many Artisric Liberties with this painting by changing the color of the house, abstracting the background, and adding lots more mustard in the vineyard..
 
 
This is the third time I've painted this scene in Tomales, and I think this is, by far, the most successful 

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Winter Mustard

 
A scene from Highway 101 frontage road in Geyserville. 

Walnut Orchard Mustard

 
This impossibly beautiful scene was also painted last year from the same location. But this year was different. After I set up and started painting, the property owner's son arrived with his tractor mower, warning me that the mower threw rocks, and proceeding to mow down the mustard because his mother, who owns the property, doesn't want anybody looking at the magnetic scene. Fortunately I was able to finish the painting from photos.