Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Pathways and Pillow Clouds - 8x10

I started this one thinking it would be quick and easy...turned out to be long and difficult, still pretty ok with the outcome though. 

Oil on canvas panel, 8x10 inches 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Passing Over - 18x24

I've been working on some larger paintings in preparation for an upcoming show, here's one of my favorites. 

Oil on canvas, 18x24 inches

Friday, March 24, 2017

Big Sur Outlook - 6x6

Probably the Big Sur painting that I'm happiest with, small paintings will always have my heart. 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Big Sur 12x12

The coastline in Big Sur is ridiculously beautiful...

Oil on linen panel, 12x12 inches

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Monterey Bay - 9x12

The water was such an amazing color, so glad the sun decided to come out while we were there. 

Oil on canvas panel, 9x12 inches

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Pfeiffer Beach - 6x8

These rocks we so much fun to paint, the sun and the water made the perfect combination. 

Oil on panel, 6x8 inches

Monday, February 20, 2017

Pfeiffer Beach Rocks - 6x6

First painting of this Big Sur beach, it was gorgeous but SO windy! 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

Monday, February 13, 2017

Northern California Farm - 6x12

Another piece inspired by our trip this summer. The rolling hills and tall trees were a nice change.  

Oil on stretched canvas, 6x12 inches

Friday, February 10, 2017

Ocean Storm - 16x20

Going bigger today! Big sky on a big canvas :)

Oil on stretched canvas, 16x20 inches

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Cloud Cover - 12x16

We are getting SO much rain lately.  It makes for fun painting but terrible when you're stuck inside with two toddlers! 

Oil on stretched canvas, 12x16 inches

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Bright Beach Clouds - 6x6

Love how this little one turned out. Gray and wet and cold is sometimes the most fun to paint. 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

Sunday, February 5, 2017

On the Farm - 4x8

The light coming through these trees was too much to resist, that bright green color always gets me. 

Oil on canvas panel, 4x8 inches

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Blue Skies 6x8

This big blue sky, gah, I miss summer time! 

Oil on gessobord panel, 6x8 inches

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Monterey Rocks and Clouds - 8x10

Another from our road trip, this rocky shoreline was perfect. 

Oil on canvas panel, 8x10 inches

Sunday, January 29, 2017

beach tree 8x10

I took the kids to the beach last week, it was cold and cloudy but they had SO much fun, and also got SO dirty! The light and the low tide were amazing painting inspiration as well. 

Oil on panel, 8x10 inches

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Road to the Redwoods - 9x12

We took a roadtrip this summer with our 3 year old and 8 month old (and survived!) Here's the first of the paintings inspired by our journey!

Oil on canvas panel, 9x12 inches

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Winter Beach Day - 6x6

It feels so good to be painting again, and the dramatic weather we've been having is giving me some excellent inspiration! 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

Monday, January 23, 2017

Daisies - 6x6

I was nervous about this one because I don't think I've ever painted flowers before. But I actually really liked how it turned out AND it was a lot of fun to paint! 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches