Last weekend Aug 1st I was at the Sunday farmers’ market in Montrose. I like to paint en plein air the colors and the overlapping shapes of events such as that. Passerbys we’re curious and supportive, one lady said I was a painter and should not quit the profession. Preventing
This is the final mutation of my painting of the lake at Ernest E Debs regional park in Los Angeles. The first layer of the painting was in an impressionist style, with realistic colors but not a lot of detail. Next the black outline was more defined and colors were
Yesterday, July 16, 2022, was a scorching hot day inland so I decided to do a plein air painting by the ocean. Burton Chace Park in Marina Del Rey offers many views of boats and people at the marina. I like painting seaside scenes because even if I do a
Today my painting group and I met at the L.A. river in Atwater, California. It was a great idea to start early in the morning to paint on this summer day. It was foggy early but it began to burn off as time went on so the light was changing
Here is part of my setup for the art sale today in Burbank, California. Thank you to UME Credit Union, Stephanie, the Burbank Arts Commission, and the Magnolia Night Out event. There were food trucks, a live band, and a disc jockey. I received a lot of complements for my
Yesterday there was quite a crowd of people at Descanso Botanical Gardens in La Canada/Flintridge, California. It was understandable because the roses and bearded irises were in full bloom. I walked around the whole garden, through the forest of oak and Camellia, around the lakes and ferns, and finally into
I was pleasantly surprised when my name was called for an award at the Burbank Art Associations’ Spring Show 2022! I won second prize in the Landscape/Seascape/Cityscape category for my painting “Bolton Hall Museum.” The art show reception had a great turnout and it was great to see all the
Today my painting group chose to paint at the Travel Town train museum and park in Griffith Park, California. This location has many decommissioned trains that are on display outside in a park. There are passenger cars to have parties in and many of the trains can be climbed into.