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“Summer Ridge” juried into SDWS Plein air by Joseph Zbukvic

  Summer Ridge 12 x 16 watercolor on hot press. Exhibit will run November 24 to December 31in the SDWS gallery in  Liberty Station ,San Diego.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

LPAPA's 10th Annual Best of Plein Air , Exhibiting Late Bloomers and Poppy Mound

The announcement for this exhibit in Southern California. I have two paintings in the exhibit

Late Bloomers 14 x 14


Poppy Mound 16 x 20

I am happy to be in this exhibit, it was juried by Jean Stern of the Irvine Museum and Randy Higbee


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Demonstration: " After the Fire II " 18 x 24 (Mount Diablo)

I thought it was time to post a demo.
This is Mount Diablo during the brief rainy season after the fire. The pink slash of exposed chert contrasted with the greens of spring.














After the Fire II 18 x 24. Still trying to get a good picture of the final piece.






Saturday, June 7, 2014

"By the Old Field" california plein air watercolor 16 x 20

By the Old Field 16 x 20 Plein Air watercolor

Painted in Northern California, it looks like August out there, not June.
 This solitary Eucalyptus is all that's left of what I imagine was quite an impressive windbreak. These hills north of Livermore are in a rural area outside the water districts and residents have to rely on their own wells.