The Door to China Cove

The Door to China Cove

This 14×20″ oil painting is called “The Door to China Cove.” In what appears to be a cave near the center of this painting, is actually a passageway to the other side of this rocky formation. There is a white sand beach that you can get to. The...

San Juan Bautista

I had the privilege of going to a photography workshop, however I went as a painter. Kim Weston had arranged special access to Mission San Juan Bautista for a 3-day gathering of photographers. While I did take many wonderful photos, I came home with these three...
Morning at Leo Carillo

Morning at Leo Carillo

Here is a photo of my view at Leo this morning. Painting on site is often a challenge but it is always a joy. Even when a painting is not a success, look where it was created 🙂 A few weeks ago, I flew to New Mexico and painted around Santa Fe. What a great part of the...

San Onofre

Ive been camping and getting some sun out at San Onofre all week while painting for this years annual “Paint San Clemente” event. Here are two of the paintings I have managed to complete this week. It’s been cold and densely overcast, which makes...

Morning Woods

So, I am working BIG. this is the progress on a painting I have waited for about six months to work out. It’s only the first of what will likely be more paintings inspired from the Redwoods. “Morning Woods” is 48″ tall by 38″ wide...
Gaviota Sundown

Gaviota Sundown

The Gaviota Hot Springs was my destination. I have wanted to paint there for a long time. It was a beautiful day so I decided to go on a drive. I got to Gaviota Hot Springs at midday. It was a bit of a hike up a steep muddy trail and I was winded by the time I got to...