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Last Light on the Bluffs - 6x6

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If you're in Santa Barbara for this weeks First Thursday celebrations come visit me at the Divine Inspiration Gallery.  I'll be there all night, with some new work, and I'd love to talk to you!

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

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That Bluff Tree - 6x6

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My interview for the SB News Press is today,  I think it might be a challenge since I'm not really great at explaining my art....which is why my posts are always so short, I don't think it needs much explanation! like today's painting, this is a tree, I liked it's shape so I painted it :) 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

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Stormy Day - 6x12

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On display at the Palm Loft Gallery here in Carpinteria.  The show opens today and features Carpinteria Landscapes by Carpinteria artists.  

Oil on panel, 6x12 inches

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Field Work - Plein Air Oil Painting - 6x6

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I'm getting a little more used to this whole plein air thing, there are parts of it that I love and parts that I could do people warning me that I'll probably have ticks on me from standing in the grass. I'm thankful for the warning, but then my ankles itched for the rest of the painting because I was sure there were ticks on me! I couldn't find any.  

I was happy with how this...

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Green Field - Plein Air Oil Painting - 6x9

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I was SO happy to finally paint on a sunny day! I felt like my other plein air pieces looked a lot brighter and a lot more colorful (even for a cloudy day) when they were outside with me, and when I brought them inside they were so drab! 

I was determined that this painting would not be drab! And the result was very bright! I was also experimenting with some new colors I ordered. I don't know how I...

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