A fun and beautiful change of scenery! MacKerricher State park is just north of Fort Bragg, California. About 100 north of San Francisco.
I’ve decided that I need to slow down a little with my plein air paintings. I feel so rushed to produce a whole painting start to finish in one session, it’s a little overwhelming and I think my paintings look rushed. So I’m going to try to go back to the same location several timesContinue reading “A Good Start”
I’ve been enjoying the spring colors in Boise. It’s been rainy here and still a little cold, but the hills are getting greener every day and the blossoms on the trees are beautiful. Spring Tree 11X14 oil on canvas Tablerock 12X12″ oil on panel
4×4″ oil on raised panel
9X12″ oil on canvas
I’m sketching while listening to my kids piano lessons.
These are the flowers I bought last week to use as a still life. It was a much fuller bouquet and one by one the flowers have been dying and I have been plucking them out. Now I’m down to just 3 ranunculus and the greenery. If I touch the ranunculus the petals fall off.Continue reading “Time for a New Bouquet”
9X12″ oil on canvas Today I hit an art store closing sale and bought a bunch canvases at 80% off. Pretty nice. I bought a bunch of 24″ squares. I’ll have to figure out what to do with them.
I hope you are all having a wonderful day full of love and inspiration.
4X4″ oil on canvas