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151st American Watercolor Society accepted "Curry Point November"!

I am extremely proud to announce that "Curry Point November" has been accepted by the American Watercolor Society for the 151st...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Gala and Sale Sonoma Plein Air Art Festival 2015

Sonoma Display from Saturday.
Tomales Drizzle and Hill at Spain Street sold on Saturday

Photo Courtesy Chuck Kovacic




















Sonoma Valley Vertical 17 x 14 sold at the gala.




In it's thirteenth year ,the Sonoma Plein Air Foundation has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to art education. One of the highlights for me is the volunteers(frequently art teachers) on Saturday, who share the very real difference this event makes in the lives of their students.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sonoma Plein Air 2015 Tuesday Paintings


"Above the Valley" 14 x 18
 Painted first thing Tuesday Morning

"Ridge Top Oaks" 10 x 12
 Afternoon painting Tuesday

Hill at Spain Street 6 x 6
Quick Draw Tuesday late afternoon


Sonoma Plein Air 2015 Monday Paintings



"Sonoma Valley Vertigo" 17 x 14
Very first painting on Monday morning.
 A poor shot with a shadow from my easel.
















"Nestled In" 14 x 11
Second painting in the afternoon in the rain.
I hadn't noticed how many poplars are in Sonoma until
I saw them glowing under the gray clouds.