Birdbath Decay

About 12 years ago I painted this birdbath when it was new and very smooth. Just recently I found it wearing out and decaying. I haven’t been able to paint it for quite some time because the owner let geraniums grow up all around it, hiding the pedestal. And,...

Spanish Village San Diego

In 1992 I was painting in Spanish Village, located atĀ Balboa Park in San Diego, CA and loved the purple door on this particular gallery. In 2009 I was there again and painted the same view but the door was then painted orange! Then in 2013 I was visiting this same...

The San Diego Harbor

This is a picture from one of my photographs, taken (1987) before I ever had digital. I was painting on location down at the harbor in San Diego, a view of the city. Some of my artist friends were with me that day. One of them was a retired architect who said he...

The Blue Bird House

I have enjoyed doing paintings of this particular birdhouse at Summers Past Farm. Sometimes there are sunflowers growing around it, and one time it got shortened because the post got rotted and so it was replace. And now, just this winter, it was taken out of the...

Summers Past Farm Painting Space

One of the spaces at Summers Past Farm where I would set up my gear and do a painting is now gone. I’m glad that there are many other spaces to choose from because SPF is a big place to visit and enjoy. Sometimes I can’t make up my mind just where I want...