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Copper Kettle / Study

Color! The richness and variety of the orange in the kettle, fabric and flowers are complimented by the blue green of the foliage. To my eye this is irresistible!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Geese

This lake is home for a large group (flock) of Canada Geese - adults and chicks. They get to cruise these lovely forested waters in the foothills of the Sierras.

watercolor on Yupo  20 " x 26 "

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Alpine Lake

After a rainstorm at Alpine Lake in the Sierras , the sky cleared to a brilliant blue with huge white billowing clouds racing along.
Watercolor on Yupo  20" x 26"

Sunday, June 14, 2015

"Springtime " winner





This recently posted painting on this blog,  was accepted as one of 100 entries in an international exchange competition with Chinese watercolor painters. I feel honored !

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Gym Figures





Morning workout - these women are not only strong they are amazing beautiful athletes -

This watercolor 13" x 10"  is from a composite photo - they move too fast to work from life !


Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Garden Mayhem !


By God ! The backyard is totally out of control ! Call the authorities - Quick ! It's a flower riot !
This watercolor began as a plein air painting and continued in the studio as I tried to tame this unruly energy

watercolor on Yupo  13" x 10"

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Still Life with Fruit






This  was inspired by looking at the many still life paintings of Cezanne , in his compositional abundance, fabrics and rich color, he brought  his subjects to active life !

watercolor / Yupo  11" x 14"

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Springtime

This is the rich tangle of growth I see every day - spring energy !

watercolor 10" X 13"