Monthly Archives: August 2015

Garden party!

Our wee Schnauzer with his pals, enjoying Summer.

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To the dreamers and visionaries

Southern California is a mixture of the fantastic and the mundane. It’s a magnet for dreamers and visionaries.  When Balboa Park’s Spreckels Organ Pavilion debuted in late 1914, the first performance was Offenbach’s “Orpheus in the Underworld” That was followed by … Continue reading

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Sea bird along Sunset Cliffs

oil on panel 13.5″ x 24″ Our region’s seabirds include loons, grebes, albatrosses, shearwaters, petrels, storm-petrels, pelicans, cormorants, phalaropes, gulls, terns, auks and puffins. Thirty-eight species of seabirds are regular breeders in the region’s islands, islets, rocky shores, beaches, and … Continue reading

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Sunset Cliffs view w sea-lavander

This view is looking north along Sunset Cliffs. The purple flowers on the cliffs are called Limonium, or “sea-lavendar” they are some of the longest lasting flowers when in bloom. “looking towards Pescadero Ave.” oil on panel 9” x 12”

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Sunset Cliffs south

A view looking north along Sunset Cliffs, at a fairly low tide. We used to climb down to the water with our boards, before stairs were built. Not sure how bright that was, glad the stairs are here now!

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Summer’s shoreline

This Summer the water is warm and the waves are powerful. The ever changing tides play so beautifully along the waters edge. Here is a painting of the northern shoreline of Sunset Cliffs. oil on panel 12″ x 16”

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