Even though they’ve only cropped up in a few of my plein air paintings, palm trees have become an obsession of mine, particularly the Mexican fan palm (the tall skinny ones), so I’ve done a few small painting studies. Wherever I drive in Los Angeles, they seem to be the one constant reminder of where … Continue reading Something About Those Palm Trees
While looking for places to paint in Marina Del Rey, I captured a shot of this little guy. With the help of Google, it didn’t take long to figure out that he’s called a Western Grebe. (Fun little fact: according to Wikipedia, “It has a spectacular courtship display; two birds will rear up and patter … Continue reading Western Grebe and Marina Del Rey
Over the summer I had the privilege of painting at Hollywood Forever Cemetery and along with it, I was able to capture a few shots of the resident swans. White has to be my favorite color to paint because I’m not just painting white but the many colors it reflects. I was attracted to the memorial … Continue reading Hollywood Forever Swans
This year has been a whirlwind of painting en plein air (painting on location) to get my first show up. (The show just ended, but the venue 320 Wine Lounge is still there, which I highly recommend if you want to experience great wine and the latest up-and-coming artists.) The locations produced a plethora of wonderful reference materials, so I’ll … Continue reading Greystone Mansion Water Lilies
Thank you for visiting my online gallery! As I go out on location to paint, each painting becomes a story that needs to be told. This creative journal will be a documentation of each of those stories. As you read my posts, you get to experience the sites and sounds of the day as though you were there … Continue reading Welcome!