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Studio Open House – Save the Date!

I will be participating in my first ever Artists Studio Tour Open house. Save the date to stop by my new studio in Marina, CA. October 16, 17, 23, & 24. Besides visiting the studio, I need to clear it out! I’ll have many older but still great paintings on discount, some deep discount, both …

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2020 Magnificent Miniatures Holiday Sale

Looking for a totally unique custom gift for the holiday season which will last a lifetime? These little paintings make great holiday gifts. Many times they are small versions of larger pieces I have done, and some maybe an experiment for a large piece. The Sunday after Thanksgiving will be celebrated as the first #ArtistsSunday. …

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Adventures in Fairyland

Watch this: Once again, I was honored to have a painting in the Yosemite Renaissance Exhibition. This juried art show opens at the Yosemite Museum, and then travels around California for a year.  The show also starts around the time of year for the annual Firefall event in Yosemite Valley, and I don’t need much …

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Across the Rubicon

From the introduction to my book “Plein Tahoe“… A masterpiece of nature and the crown jewel of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Lake Tahoe is one of the most spectacular in the world. From the Native American word meaning “big water”, Tahoe is the second deepest lake in North America, known for the clarity of …

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Elkhorn, Carmel, Galerie Julianne, Big Sur, and Elkhorn

I traditionally make a visit to the Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur area about a week before the Carmel Art Festival, to get fresh ideas for the competition. The Carmel Art Festival is like many plein air events in that the artist has a few days to complete a number of paintings, and then the …

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Above El Capitan VI

Continued work yesterday and today. I put in the rest of the valley floor, with the lower right very roughly painted as much of it will be covered with foreground trees. I continued to work on the foreground, and also all over the painting, making minor adjustments, adding some scattered clouds and other details. Normally …

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