Monday, July 25, 2011

Early Morning Deck at the Surf Hotel

This deck was offlimits since the hotel had closed so I had to paint fast(that was different, not really)the patterns of the railing were fun and I was glad my favorite ferry was still at the dock....not for long...oil on canvas 30x30"

Friday, July 22, 2011

Young Bulls at the Farm

A bucolic scene it was....distant hills....bull calves eating.....gorgeous summer day.....oil on canvas 36"x36"

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Chickens at the Farm

I  spent the morning with the chickens pecking around my feet....they had alot to say for was a fine summer day and the light and shadows were lovely....oil on canvas 30x30"

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Gulls at the North Light

an incredible afternoon at the lighthouse...the gulls were going crazy...the sky was blue..the lighthouse was powerful in it's stone presence out there on that spit of sand dunes....the afternoon light was intense...the roses were blooming....I did the best I could.....watercolor  22"x30"

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Lupines and Poppies

It is kind of difficult to make sense of a summer garden sometimes....untangling the lupines from the poppies was a challenge....and then the bumble bee was a beautiful day....windy, cloudy summer day....    oil on canvas 16x20"