Thursday, July 30, 2015

Crusing Koi

"Crusing Koi", Oil on Canvas, 12"x16"
I recently paid a visit to Saffron Fields vineyard near Yamhill Oregon to paint their lavender. they had a large pond full of Carp next to their beautiful Winery building. Also enjoyed their wine.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Pine Meadow

"Pine Meadow", Oil on Canvas Panel, 12"x16", plein air

Painted near Bandon on the Oregon coast.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Ready for Harvest 2

"Ready for Harvest 2", Oil on Canvas Panel, 11"x14", plein air

Typical farm scenery in the Willamette valley, Oregon. 

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Lavender in Full Bloom

"Lavender in Full Bloom", Oil on raymar Panel. 10"x12", plein air

When I painted at the English Lavender Farm, they had about 4,000 plants in full bloom cascading down the side of their hill above their barn.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Ready for Harvest

"Ready for Harvest", Oil on Canvas Panel, 12"x9", plein air,
This lavender farm is a just few miles west of Portland, Oregon near Helvatia.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Lavender Labryrinth

"Lavender Labyrinth", Oil on Canvas Panel, 11"x14", plein air
The OSU Lavender Gardens had a terrific garden full of lavender. The varied trails between all the plants seemed like a labyrinth. The two entrances to the garden were both marked with a yellow rose.

Monday, July 20, 2015

On the Fence

"On the Fence", Oil on Canvas Panel, 9"x12", plein air
The variety of lavender at the OSU Lavender Gardens near Jacksonville Oregon was outstanding.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The English Lavender Farm

"The English Lavender Farm", Oil on Canvas Panel, 12"x16", plein air
This was painted during the Lavender Festival in Southern Oregon.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Resting Spot

"Resting Spot", Oil on Canvas Panel, 11" x 14", plein air
If you hiked up to the top of the lavender field at English Lavender Farm, west of Applegate, Oregon, there were a couple of nice red chairs to rest in while taking in the terrific view.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015