Spanish Village San Diego

In 1992 I was painting in Spanish Village, located at 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...

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...

Fairy Festival at SPF

While at the fairy festival at Summers Past Farm I was asked to do a painting of this little fairy. I hope her mom likes it.  I called to tell her the painting of Kailynn is finished. It was so cool to work in my favorite color scheme, blue, green and violet. I...

Fairies and Wee Gardens

For the 7th year in a row I was asked to do a painting of this little girl in this picture. Summers Past Farm has the most fantastic Fairy Festival every Spring. I didn’t want to go this year, but got a call to do a painting of Kelly’s little girl who is...

Perris California Rock House

There are so many things to do for the next painting… I have so many resources, and ideas, it’s like what should I do next? Well, I could just draw straws (no, I don’t have an interest in drawing what straws look like, heh, heh! Perhaps I could pick out something...

Consignment Shop Santee, CA

 I like to tell short stories about what happens to me as an artist. About 5 years ago there was a new store near my home that sold jewelry at a discount and also some second-hand things. This little store had just relocated to a new place and had vacant walls. I was...