Painted just outside Novato’s Olompali Historic State Park this morning. I just love our California oak trees and the yellow grasses on the hillsides. May need a touch up later but done for today in 2 hours. Trying to prepare for a personally challenging quick draw coming up next month in Lake Tahoe. 12″ X 16″ Oil on linen.
This little still life features my dear friend and pastry chef Paul Garcia’s delicious french macarones. The little pink one in the right corner is one of Patricia’s (his wife and my other dear friend) favorites – raspberry. 5″ X 7″ oil on ampersand gesso board.
5″ X 7″ oil on ampersand board.
These climbing roses grow outside my studio, look very old fashioned and have a wonderfully fragrant scent. 6″ X 6″ oil on ampersand board.
Painted with the Tahoe Art League and Placerville Plein Air Painters in Placerville. It was a warm day with full sun and absolutely endless iris! 12″ X 16″ oil on linen.
Small still life to capture color notes. Oil on ampersand board 6″x 6″.