Guard Cat on Duty

Mr. Tux watches out for suspicious looking dogs and other critters. This little kitty lives with us, and he guards the house. He’s so darn good looking, I can’t resist painting his portrait – this is number three. Now I thought it would be fun to experiment with an iridescent …

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Skimming off the Top

“Wipeout!” by Alice Leggett – Prints available Wet and wild, cutting through the water and kicking up the spray, makes a great action scene with an impending splashdown. I enjoy seeing the graceful curves of the white spray that follow the trail of the skimboard’s path – I think it’s quite …

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Mill Stream Fishing

“Mill Stream Fishing” 36×48 oil on canvas Here’s the finished painting! It was such a pleasure to work on this painting, matching colors and designing the layout along with the client. They were thrilled with the painting, which hangs proudly in their home. This is what I mean when I …

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Portrait DemonstrationFor the 2nd Saturday Downtown Long Beach Art Walk at the ArtX studio on 3rd and Elm last night, I painted a portrait of my good friend, Luz Morales. I’ll be conducting a Portrait Workshop there in the near future, so stay tuned! My next demonstration there will be …

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Back to the Easel  I really have been working on this painting a lot since my last post – in fact, I feel like I’m in the home stretch now! Of course, the most critical part of the whole painting is the two little fishermen on the pier. There are …

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BRIDGE OVER PEACEFUL WATERS A little stone bridge adds to the charm of this idyllic scene… keeping the color harmony in gold and lavender. You can see the stream beyond the bridge rippling along, with some reflection of the stones and flowers at its edge. Next will be the red …

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