Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Goldberg Lane #1 for 2017

This is the scene I look at each day from my studio or our deck.
I kept it in a complimentary scheme and was careful to have reds in my greens, green in the reds. 
Along with the warm sky, those moves hold the painting together.
Why don't I measure the painting before I come up to the house?

Best Guess is 12 x 16

Monday, January 09, 2017

Winter Tree

Trying to capture the cold starkness of the season.

Winter Tree


Saturday, January 07, 2017

Colors of Fall

Just getting back to blogging and then finding I need to take more photos. 
My body of work on trees is continuing, but there are so many other options I want to explore.
I will keep you updated!

This is a 12 inch painting done in oil, my favorite.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

C Street Tree

10 x 12


This tree was tucked into a corner at the end of C Street
in downtown Petaluma.
But I found it!

Monday, October 03, 2016

Water Street

What a wonderful class we had last Wednesday.
This is the back of a building on Petaluma's Water Street.
It is a busy street for delivery trucks and has a lot of charm.
I am continuing my body of work on trees. This one was  
tucked in so close to the building and had a delightful shape.
Lots of fun to paint.

12 x 12


Monday, September 26, 2016



This trees holds so much age that I felt Mystery was a good title.

12 x 16


Sunday, September 18, 2016


This is a small abstract, only 6 x 6.

I used a cross composition and played with color.

The result is a happy painting.