Southern California plein air, abstract, impressionist, cloisonnist painter and artist.
It was a very windy day in West Hills, California at Orcutt Ranch, and my easel almost blew over a couple times. Not only that, my acrylic paints were drying on my palette nearly as fast as I could use them. I had to keep spraying them with my spray
Last weekend I painted en plein air at a Farmer’s Market in Montrose, California. The dry, sunny day kept drying out my paints. This is my first draft – later I am going to fix the composition, define the lines, and change a few colors. Then I will add the
This is a quick landscape painting I did last weekend while visiting Memorial Park in Santa Monica, California. The sky was all mixed-up with clouds, but it still felt warm and humid. It took me about an hour or so to paint en plein air on 11×14″ canvas board with
It was the first meetup of the year for our painting group at the Americana at Brand, an upscale mall/apartment complex in Glendale, California. It was a very sunny and warm day and they were taking down the Christmas decorations but still piping in Christmas music. This is the first
I spent this beautiful sunny day painting en plein air at Ernest E. Krebs Regional Park in Los Angeles. It is a hidden jem of a park whose main feature is a hill that has a lake at the top surrounded by trees. I painted an illustrative base layer that
“Remix Trees” 2021This painting was done en plein air and then I put a layer of pallette knife paint over it. I covered up the bright underpainting in the process which made the painting dull. I decided to bring the bright paint back by giving it my “dot treatment.” I
Next Saturday December 4, 2021, join me and a bunch of local artisans in Toluca Lake for their Holiday Open House! We will be selling our wares along Riverside Drive. This time I have shirts AND art to sell so I hope there is a good turnout. It looks like