Thursday, October 29, 2015

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Blacksmith with Red Gloves

"Blacksmith with Red Gloves", Oil on Canvas, 12"x12", $200
One fall morning, passing through Murphy's California, I noticed this Blacksmith busy at work.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

First Hay on the Old Baxter Ranch

"First Hay on the Old Baxter Ranch", Oil on Canvas panel, 9"x12", Plein Air
While I was out painting this scene, an elderly man stopped to let me know that he was raised on this ranch and that this was the first time ever that hay was harvested here.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Haystack Rock

"Haystack Rock", Oil on Canvas Panel, 6"x8", Plein Air

South of Bandon, Oregon, there are many Sea Stacks along the ocean. This is one of many known as "Haystack Rock".

Thursday, October 15, 2015

View from Roof Terrace

"View from Roof Terrace", Oil on Canvas Panel, 8"x10"
From a house in San Miguel de Allende looking north toward Templo de San Francisco. The "railing" shown is typical of most roof terraces there.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Going Downhill

"Going Downhill", Oil on Canvas Panel, 10"x8", Plein Air
San Miguel de Allende is built on the side of a hill. No matter which direction you travel the road will probably be rising or falling. This one was one of the steeper ones.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

A River Runs Through It

"A River Runs Through It", Oil on canvas panel, 9"x12", Plein Air
North Umpqua river as it flows through Douglas County, Oregon off North Bank Road.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

Morning Commute on the Mexican Coast

"Morning Commute on the Mexican Coast", Oil on Canvas Panel, 11"x14"
This is a typical morning scene just south of Zihuatanejo, Mexico in the fishing village of Puerto Vicente Guerrero. Many flocks of Pelicans head down the coast in the morning and then back in the evening. When they fly overhead they are absolutely quiet.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Rapids at Sunset

"The Rapids at Sunset", Oil on Canvas Panel, 9"x12", Plein air
Evening on the North Umpqua River in Oregon.

Monday, October 5, 2015


"Crossroads", Oil on Canvas, 12"x12"
From areal photo of California central valley near Fresno.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Around the Bend

"Around the Bend", Oil on Canvas Panel, 8"x10", Plein air
Painted near Sonora, California in the foothills of the Sierra's.