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Miramar Morning - 8x10

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I knew I wanted to paint this scene, but it was a little bit awkward because there was a guy that kept standing on his patio in tiny underwear.  That's what I get for being out so early I guess. 

Oil on panel, 8x10 inches
Available at the Palm Loft Gallery, August 27, 2011

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Morning Shadows II - 10x20

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I liked the smaller version of this scene so much I knew I had to paint a larger one as well.  Something about early morning sunlight is so invigorating, I think it's my favorite time of day. 

Oil on 2" cradled panel, 10x20 inches
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Carpinteria Campgrounds II - Landscape Oil Painting - 12x12

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This is the larger version of yesterday's painting. I'm not completely satisfied with it, and I even did a few touch ups on it a few hours after I finished (something I never do). I think I only made things worse. The actual painting looks a lot better than this photo, it's cloudy today and for some reason I can't get a good shot of anything. I'm trying to paint a few more 12x12 pieces (the...

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