Saturday, March 28, 2015

Eucalyptus Fog - 5x7

I was driving home on the 192 on a completely gorgeous day, the setting sun was breaking through the fog and just making everything glow.  Wish I could have captured more of it, but with  no place to pull over and a fussing toddler in the back this is as good as it got :) 

Oil on panel, 5x7 inches

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

California Waves II - 8x10

A companion piece to my last painting...

Oil on canvas panel, 8x10 inches

Monday, March 16, 2015

California Waves - 8x10

Summer has apparently arrived here in Carpinteria, and I love it! Can't get enough of these teal waves next to this golden sand. 

Oil on canvas panel, 8x10 inches

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Palms and Rooftops - 12x16

The building in this painting is such a random color, but I love it.  I've painted it several times and I love the pop of coral/orange it brings to each of my pieces. I hope they never change it. 

Oil on panel, 12x16 inches

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Empty Beach Sunset - 6x12

Like I said in my last post, this afternoon light is killing me! Golds and blues and crisp mountain silhouettes.  It's been so warm lately, and the tater tot and I have been spending a lot of time at the beach...I never get tired of this view though...

Oil on panels, 6x12 inches

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Winter Colors, Carpinteria - 6x6

This was the view walking home with Lily in the stroller one day.  The afternoon light is just killing me lately, I want to paint everything! But this particular afternoon these trees were glowing and calling to me, especially contrasted with the blue of the sky. 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

Friday, January 30, 2015

Carpinteria Cliffs - 4x4

If you ever wanted a piece of my work for cheap this auction's for you! Bidding starts at just $39 for this little painting :) 

Oil on canvas panel, 4x4 inches

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

California Blue and Gold - 8x10

I decided to change it up a bit for this one.  I wanted to use thicker paint and I also used a round brush that fought with me through the whole process. I'm happy with the result (and the thicker paint) but I think the round brush and I may be parting ways. 

 Oil on panel, 8x10 inches

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Carpinteria Mountains and Palms - 8x8

Another take on the scene from yesterday.  I wanted another go at those mountains, and who could resist that seagull perched up there? 

Oil on panel, 8x8 inches

Monday, January 19, 2015

California Winter by the Sea - 18x24

I was enjoying a beach afternoon with the little one the other day, I couldn't resist the light on our mountains or the palm trees set against this bright blue sky. 

Oil on canvas, 18x24
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