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

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

illustrative pointillism impressionistic closed impressionism painting of a figure in a white graduation gown by a pool by Oscar Will

Today I finished a painting from my family archives. It is based off a picture of my aunt when she graduated. My grandmother wanted to memorialize the moment with my aunt posed next to an icon of southern California suburbia, the swimming pool. The picture is bizarre because of theContinue 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