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 wereContinue Reading

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 intoContinue Reading

Painting of travel town trains by Oscar Will

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.Continue Reading

“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.” IContinue Reading

Lake Balboa

The bones of this painting I did en plein air at Lake Balboa in Encino, California. I painted with a new plein air group and we had some ‘incidents’ from the pigeons in the trees. I always carry heavy duty towels and pink brush cleaner for times like those. IContinue Reading