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Slopes of Ceanothus

Slopes of Ceanothus , 12 x 12,  plein air watercolor.  

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Refined “Into the Wild “


      Into the Wild 21 x 21 watercolor on paper

I added some color on the left shape and some darks on the lower right. I felt the lower right shape had so much contrast it led your eye out of the painting.

Monday, February 13, 2023

Plein air painting: Palm Coast


          A vibrant interpretation of two subjects I've been exploring here in Southern California: Palm Trees and the Pacific Ocean. 11x 14   plein air watercolor.
"Palm Coast"

Monday, February 6, 2023

Torrey Pines Greens

 Torrey Pines Greens 9 x 12 Plein air watercolor

Here’s the earlier stage:

I simplified the shapes on the slope because I thought they were too similar in size and shape.

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Whispering Palms

 Whispering Palms 5x7 . Watercolor is perfect for capturing a misty sunset.