Rich and I were driving up to SF and the wildflowers along the Pescadero coast were truly stunning. Decorating the dunes above the beach were the golds, reds, sage greens and whites of the wildflowers. I took a set of photos, and returned a week later with my friend Skip, … Read More
Two weeks each year the sugar maples and oaks do an unbelievable metamorphosis as fall turns to winter. This is Hadley, Massachusetts, and the mountains of the Mt. Holyoke range rise in the near distance. I took my paintings along, as it has been several years since I was able … Read More
Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15, 11am-5pm. This October my studio will be open to the public one weekend in October, as part of the Arts Council of Santa Cruz County’s Open Studio program. This is my opportunity to show you a large collection of my very recent work, along with … Read More
Minds grow when they learn new things. If you are inspired to paint subjects you haven’t much experience with, make a couple of outings first with only your sketch book and pencils. Find a great spot that includes some of the new elements. Bring a beach chair and make yourself … Read More
Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27. Booth #577, University Avenue, Palo Alto, California. The last weekend in August, I will be exhibiting my art in a booth along University Avenue. Twice before I’ve presented my art in this busy street exhibition in downtown Palo Alto. I expect to have … Read More
This year is my seventh to go on retreat with this group of artists. We have become close friends and encourage each other, offer ideas for improvement, and push ourselves to create even when the weather is discouraging. With the group spirit around us, we keep creating. I leave kitties, husband, … Read More
Painting outdoors while gazing at the scene to be captured requires the painter to paint quickly before the light changes. Mixing three values, on site, of the main color fields can help you keep color clean and have piles to work from as your painting progresses. Establishing your dark pattern … Read More
Saturday June 24 & July 8: Summer Vibrations concert in Vasona Park, Los Gatos, CA. I will be on site and exhibiting a small set of paintings and prints at two of the 15th annual Summer Vibrations concerts in Vasona Park, Los Gatos, CA.
June 7-July 23: Color! Member’s Exhibit at Pajaro Valley Arts, 37 Sudden St., Watsonville. A reception for the artists at the Watsonville Gallery will be held June 18, 2-4PM.
Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11: Wisteria Antiques, Soquel Drive Soquel. I will have my French paintings to view. This venue offers French furnishings for your home or garden.
Saturday & Sunday, June 3 and 4: “Paint the Village”, Carmel Valley Plein Air Festival. Artists will exhibit paintings at the Quail and Olive 10-5 PM at 14 Del Fino, Carmel Valley, CA. A percentage of Sales from this exhibit will benefit the Arts Council of Monterey County education programs.