Monthly Archives: February 2017

Marston Point in winter

8″ x 10″ oil on panel. A view of the Marston Point area in Balboa Park near Sixth Avenue. I’m looking forward to painting in oils more in the coming months. Working in water colors on paper for the last year has been fun, but there’s just … Continue reading

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Stairway at Casa del Prado

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” ~E.B. White    

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Flower Tuesday!

  Clivia miniata and Cyclamen along the path From a Garden visit to The Encinitas Temple, a part of the Self-Realization Fellowship.The temple was founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda to share the teachings of Kriya Yoga, a spiritual science originating long ago in … Continue reading

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Urban landscapes • Signs of fun

Sometimes its best not to paint things out, as with this Furniture store’s sign from a view along University Ave. in North Park. Having lived in this area for decades I miss it, and still come here often. I dropped off some … Continue reading

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Flower Tuesday!

Happy Valentine’s Day! The sensuality of flowers and their symbology of affection are a beautiful part of the day.

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The Shepherd and the Sea

We’re finally having a wet winter here in California. It was on a recent stormy day that this painting for, “The Shepherd and the Sea” was made. There was a young shepherd tending his flock of sheep along the seashore. He began … Continue reading

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Flower Tuesday!

These beautiful “Lady slipper” orchids have a magical look to them, they can be found in the woodlands of Europe, Asia, North America and in the Tropics. The root of these terrestrial orchids provide useful medicinal effects similar to valerian but less … Continue reading

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