Tuesday, February 28, 2006

sunlit meadow, redux

fiddled with one from a few weeks ago, exploring.

Monday, February 27, 2006


lit candle, oil on yupo, 6x8"
not crooked irl

Sunday, February 26, 2006

more sailin'

after some consideration i removed the sun and feel it's a better painting.

Saturday, February 25, 2006

sunset sail

an actual painting i actually did today. needs adjustments, and some might call this 70's trite, but you know what? i like it! (and i'm the one to please!) 10x20" oil on stretched linen.

Friday, February 24, 2006

chili con queso

an oil pastel done last summer, 9x12" art spectrum paper, a dark brown tone. still suffering from busy-ness, short on painting time.

i am enjoying revisiting some older work, can see what i've learned.

Thursday, February 23, 2006

fun with paint

just paintin'...yupo 8x10"

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

digi landscape

a digi thang done awhile back, no time for painting today.

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

some adjustments

i thought i was done, but then i noticed some things...
for better or for worse.

Monday, February 20, 2006

finish salinas river view

9x12" oil on pintura panel. started in the field, finished at home.

Sunday, February 19, 2006

4th butterfly, update

none of these are as ez to paint as the first one. sigh.
5x7" oil on panelli panel

Saturday, February 18, 2006

butterfly series, eyespots

update. 5x7" oil on panelli panel

Friday, February 17, 2006

butterfly series, monarch

been avoiding these, lost my best liner brush, and ran out of the medium i like to use for fluid lines. too broke and busy to shop. don't know if faking it is gonna work...

Thursday, February 16, 2006

digi tulips

busy day, pulled from archives. digital paint.

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

chix in the sketchbook

i'm fonda chickens! no painting time today, pulled a drawing from the sketchbook. 9x12" graphite on drawing paper

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

lovers day

sweets. 8x10" oil on linen

Monday, February 13, 2006

cerro vista mas

another hour or so on this. 9x12" oil on masonite

Sunday, February 12, 2006

cerro vista, block in

went early to work and did a bit of painting. 9x12" oil on panel

Saturday, February 11, 2006

salinas, feb

a wonderful day for painting 'en plein air'. the salinas river is wet for the time being...this view is from cemetary drive. 9x12" oil on pintura canvas panel.
this is the lay-in, and i'm quite happy with it so far.

Friday, February 10, 2006

church hill view

6x8" oil on yupo. a little finish, sunlight in a meadow

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Wednesday, February 08, 2006


candy for love day. a little more work, 8x10" oil on linen

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

a work in progress

oil on linen 8x10" approx

Monday, February 06, 2006

page from the sketchbook

think i have not posted this b4. graphite on drawing paper, cropped to 8x10".

Sunday, February 05, 2006

progress eye spots butterfly

a little more on this one 5x7" oil on panelli gesso panel

Saturday, February 04, 2006

butterfly series 1,f try again

tried to post this yesterday, but blogger had a problem. and it will not let me edit yesterday's post to add this.

5x7" oil on panelli gesso panel. i posted the underpaintings for this series of 4 awhile back.

Thursday, February 02, 2006

cat basket

have a little energy today, did something painty.

oil on linen, 8x10"

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

old seaman

a drawing from a while back, a fun method where you don't pick the pen up from the paper. fine line marker, black ink. 8x10"