Category Archives: oil painting

Landscape with pink sky

Public transportation gives us the opportunity to see things that can be obscured by other means of travel. In this way we can observe our surroundings in an independent and focused way. Taking mental pictures as the landscape starts and stops around us is something sort … Continue reading

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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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Vineyard in late afternoon

oil on panel 9″ x 12″ Looking west across the landscape at Black Rabbit Vineyards in Oregon, on a cool afternoon.

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Landscape with Blue mountains

“Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable – and life is more than a dream.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft Oil painting on panel by artist Allan Rothero painted in San Diego County circa 1974.

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West coast afternoon

“In the imagination, everything can be restored, everything mended, wounds healed, stories ended.” Helen Macdonald oil on panel 9″ x 12″  

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An afternoon light

Oil on panel 9″ x 12″ Looking west towards Mt. Woodson one can see the relationship of forms in nature.

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Willow Glen in Autumn

Twice a year I travel up north to visit folks and sight see. Willow Glen is a beautiful older neighborhood in San Jose, where some of my family lives.

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