10×20″ Oil on Canvas– This section of beautiful undeveloped coastline makes you feel like you are going back in time and seeing what early California looked like. This was a commission for the wedding of a wonderful couple. They have already been on some awesome adventures together and I’m wishing them many more.
— 10×20″ acrylic– Nothing quite like painting a snow covered volcano reflected in an alpine like with the smell of woodsmoke and coffee from the nearby campground.
Salt Point State Park– These are a couple of small acrylic paintings of the many hidden coves to explore at Salt Point. We had fun climbing down the cliffs and exploring the treasures in the tide pools below.
Beauty through Erosion– 10×20″ acrylic on paper– The title was taken from an sign at Burney Falls… I thought it summed this place up pretty well. So amazing how the water springs from the volcanic rocks like an immense stone strainer covered in ferns.
Morning Glow at Cliff Camp– 10×20″ acrylicSisquoc River View– 10×20″ acrylic
On Memorial Day Weekend I went backpacking with some friends on the Sisquoc River loop. The river was flowing well and it was a fun adventure of creek crossing, rock scrambling and wading through fields of foxtails looking for the trail. I brought my ultralite painting kit and waited each day for a good view to sketch.
Here are a couple small paintings of recent skies I encountered…12×16″ Oil on Canvas Panel– Dusk at the Bird Refuge
12×12″ Oil on Canvas– Cumulus Clouds over Lake Los Carneros