Category Archives: Landscape

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad

I went with friends today to Carlsbad, a small coastal city about 30-minutes north of San Diego. This time of year the commercial ranunculus flowers fields with their rows of bright colors draw people from all over. We spent the … Continue reading

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California Sunflowers

California Sunflowers I went over to a nearby park this afternoon, not expecting to see mounds of California sunflowers everywhere. I had some 6 X 12-inch paper with me which I had previously tinted with a rich blue-green casein. It … Continue reading

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Two in One

I am back in San Diego after a trip to Texas for a family wedding. On the way out we drove and took our time. I was able to get quite a few paintings in, although I was not always … Continue reading

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Windsurfers of Padre Island

We spent the last two days at Padre Island in Texas. Our camping spot is right on the inter coastal waterway, at Bird Island Basin. There are lots of windsurfers of both varieties, birds and humans, and I had lots … Continue reading

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Across the Street

We spent the day at Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico and it was an incredible visual experience. It is unbelievable that so much beauty exists underground and is definitely a place that you have to see for yourself. However, it … Continue reading

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A Guadalupe Mountain Sunset

We hustled today and arrived at Pine Springs Campground in the Guadalupe Mountains just in time for a quick hike and a gorgeous sunset. It was too cold to paint outside so I sat in the front seat of our … Continue reading

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Reclamation Is Good for Wildlife and Artists

One of my college friends grew up to be a botanist and was able to make a big difference by helping to reclaim habitat along the Colorado River near Yuma. She showed me her reclamation work last fall and it … Continue reading

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