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"Santa Monica Mountains" Accepted into Southern California Inspirations .NWS Oceanside Museum of Art

Santa Monica Mountains 14 x 21 watercolor on paper Honored to be selected for this exhibit. National Watercolor Society:  Southern...

Thursday, March 14, 2013

In process ,on my easel today, Fresh Greens

"Fresh Greens" 18 x 24. In process , I like it so far.
We are having an early spring and it's been great getting out to paint.
 This is in a valley about 5 miles from my house. I probably have one more painting session before it's done. It felt great to stretch out, 18 x 24 is a larger size for me and one I've been meaning to try for a while. Painting larger seems like a logical way to paint panoramas.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Desert Hill

Desert Hill 14 x 14

Here's the final version of this painting. There were some minor value and color changes as I worked on it during the past week. What I liked about this hill was the chance to explore some quieter more muted ( for me) colors. The jagged surface of the hill also gave me the chance to use straight edged and more geometric shapes. The earlier versions of this are in the entries below if you want to see my process..