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January Challenge: 5 Plein Air Paintings in 5 Days

Happy NewYear ! I have a great way to start the New Year. I have accepted a challenge from fellow Plein Air artist Mark Monsarrat to paint 5 paintings in 5 days and post them on Facebook each day. I … Continue reading

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December 3, 2014

Happy Holidays to everyone!  Here are a few new paintings, and I hope to do a few more posts before the year is out. I am now a member of 3 Art organizations: Los Gatos Art Association, Triton Museum, and … Continue reading

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Plein Air paintings from past 2 weeks in La Jolla and Bay Area

I am posting 3 new plein air paintings on the Plein Air Outdoor page, please take a look. Did some hiking and had fun painting at Torrey Pines State Beach in La Jolla .  Also a view from my old … Continue reading

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Outdoor Painting

9/10 I am posting the photos of the week long North Tahoe Plein Air competition that I participated in on the PleinAir page. The weather was great and I had a rewarding time meeting potential Customers, Gallery owners and fellow … Continue reading

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2014 Paintings

Here are a few Plein Air oil paintings completed recently in San Diego. They are quick 2 hour sketches aimed at capturing the colors, moods, and energy for that day and time. I’ve always enjoyed painting outside with all the … Continue reading

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Fall 2013

    Yes I am still having fun Painting, outdoor Plein Air and studio, in both oils and watercolors. Since last years post, I am busy managing a Semiconductor group, and we have had several wonderful Weddings in the family … Continue reading

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Studio Watercolor: Beginning with an Underpainting

Painting watercolors outdoors en Plein Air can be very difficult and challenging . Variations in temperature and humidity often cause unpredictable drying  times for the watercolorist. Therefore the artist  must learn to adjust and recognize the influence of the conditions on the … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting

  Bridal Veil Falls , Yosemite          PleinAir oil on canvas,  16 x 20 in. This was painted in about 3 hrs from the meadow below, then finished in the studio. The canvas was previously toned with … Continue reading

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