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The Monterey II - Seascape Oil Painting - 6x6

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I don't know why it's been so hard for me to photograph these last two paintings...they're not as dark as the screen says they are. Luckily my friend Lindsey taught me lots of new camera tricks yesterday (yay!), maybe some of those will help.

I've been enjoying these little ocean scenes, it gave me a chance to try painting that sea green color. I discovered that viridian green was crucial for my...

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By the Sea II - Carpinteria Landscape Oil Painting - 12x12

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Sometimes I like to think of my little 6x6 paintings as oil sketches, they let me test out a composition without a huge commitment. And if I do a little sketch that I think turned out well then I would be a little foolish to not make something more out of it right? I'm a little torn on the subject.

But here is a larger version of one of my smaller paintings from a few weeks ago. I'm trying to get...

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Sandyland in the Morning - Carpinteria Landscape Painting - 12x12

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This painting reminds me of my childhood :) It's the entrance to the beach we would (and still do) always go to.

Oil on a 3/8 inch thick gessobord panel, 12x12 inches

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Foggy Morning On Cabrillo Blvd - Landscape Oil Painting - 6x6

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I felt like I had the perfect spot in Denver to photograph my paintings, I have not found such a spot here, I probably look pretty funny covered in paint walking around with a huge camera trying to find a glare free zone. I think it will take me more than one day to get used to my new surroundings. But here it is anyway, the first one:

Oil on gessobord panel, 6x6 inches - SOLD

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