overlooking the valley of la canada / flintridge cloudy

I completed this painting on a hill in Glendale, California overlooking the valley down below. It was cold and there were dark clouds forming as I painted. Suddenly I hear something coming towards me in the bushes – it was a wall of small hailstones! I tried to continue paintingContinue 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

Olive park building

I finished the painting of a building at Olive Park in Burbank. I do not know the official name of it. I originally started this en plein air and completed it using my cloisonnist style with some impressionism in the background.Continue Reading