Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Luscious Apple - sold

It's been a while since I have painted an apple. Just wanted to paint this beautiful apple that came from one of our local farms.
In painting this one, I really enjoyed leaving a little background showing through, and doing my best to make this apple glow.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Sunny Morning at Ground Coffee Shop

Ground Coffee Shop :: 6"x6" :: oil on archival panel :: unframed
Plein Air Painting in downtown Hood River, Oregon. This place is an institution in Hood River. It's been a coffee shop of some sort forever I think. A few remodels and owners later, it's now known as "Ground Coffee Shop". It's a complex scene, so I did a sketch with pen and ink before I did the painting. The car moved just when I got out the paints!
Pen and Ink Sketch :: print included

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Alive with Pink! - not available

Painting in a Gardening Store in Hood River, OR. Beautiful Rhododendrons. I'm not sure, but I think this rhododendron is called Marie Forte. It was a spectacular day to paint at Good News Gardening this morning, with the other plein air painters. Not too much wind this morning, and beautifully sunny.

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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Exuberance - sold

These flowers yelled at me exuberantly in the store, "buy me! paint me!" so I had to… Happy Mother's Day to all mothers in the universe.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Looking Down on the Columbia River - not available

8in x 8in :: Looking Down on the Columbia River :: oil on archival panel

A little larger daily painting - 8 inches x 8 inches. This scene is from a friend's property on Burdoin Mt, looking down the Columbia River to the East.

Friday, May 4, 2012