Thursday, March 10, 2016

This Painting won 3rd Place at the 2016 Ralph Love Plein Air Festival.

"Ponte Inn"  11" x 14" oil on Canvas board   $750
This painting won first place at the 2015 Ralph Love Plein Air Festival.

"Flags at Oscars" 14"x 11" oil on canvas board   $750

These are examples of the  black and white marker notans that I make just before starting to paint,  to help work out composition.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

This is a series of paintings I was commissioned to create for Europa Village Winery. Each painting represents one of the 3 wine making regions of Europa Village Winery.
Painted this one a recently at the LA Arboretum with my buddy James Martin

Saturday, June 29, 2013

These are two paintings I did at this years Ralph Love Plein Air.  I decided to paint  City Hall at different times of the day, with the different lighting conditions.  For as similar as the compositions are the effect of the paintings is really quite different.

Friday, May 24, 2013

With the Ralph Love Plein Air coming up in a couple weeks I thought I'd re-post a couple paintings from previous years, 2012 and 2010 Best of Show.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Artists Choice Award

"Come Sit a Spell"
8" x 10"
oil on masonite

"Hot Summer Nights"
8" x 10"
oil on masonite

"Front Street Antiques"
8" x 10"
oil on masonite

I painted these three at the Ralph Love Plein Air Festival in Temecula CA. It's a great little festival that's getting better every year. The reception was at the beautiful Temecula Hills Winery Garden on Main Street in Old Town.

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Opening Night June 4, 2010

The show at the Mercantile Gallery in Old Town Temecula, circa 1880.
Opening night, June 4, 2010.

The show at the Merc Gallery.
Five illustrations on display at the Library.