oil 6x6 inches click for purchase info and magnifier And now the kid version. My Maine friend brought me this rock from Maine. It's a long way from home. Credits to my granddaughter, Grace for the painted paper.
oil 6x6 inches click for purchase info and magnifier "Rock, Paper, Scissors" is the name of the salon where I get my hair cut. After my cut a few days ago I had this idea. That's a serious rock not to be messed with.
oil 16x12 click for purchase info and magnifier Here's a piece I did back in November but never posted. We visited the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco more than a year ago. The sixties/seventies vibe was still visible, but the sidewalks were bare of hippies. Too bad. I loved all the graffiti in this shot, especially the 1967.
oil 9x12 inches click for purchase info and magnifier After my mom's passing it's hard to get myself to the easel, but therapeutic once I do. So of course, I picked something "easy": white porcelain, gold and foliage. Ha!
In other news:
"Mission Sunrise" was juried into California Art Club's exhibit "California's Heritage: The Mission Trail." Altadena Town & Country Club 2290 Country Club Drive, Altadena, CA. January 24 through May 27. Reception Sunday, Jan. 26 3:00-5:00.
oil 9x12 inches click for purchase info and magnifier Fellow artist, Nick Brown gave me permission to use his reference photo for this piece, painted last September. The old boat is located in Inverness, CA, and is a favorite subject for painters and photographers.
oil 8x8 inches click for purchase info and magnifier I enjoyed painting the muted tones in this piece. Even the oranges in shadow were quite neutral. Thursday morning my mother passed away. It's a very sad time for us and we're busy with preparations. She was an amazing lady who loved life and accomplished a lot in her 93 years. I'll miss her so much.
oil 8x8 inches click for purchase info and magnifier Life is pretty crazy right now. My mother is seriously ill in the hospital. I managed to squeeze in some painting time last Sunday and this is the result. Happier news: My painting, Sunflowers & Eucalyptus is a finalist in the Daily Paintworks Monthly Contest. To see the December entries, click here.