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Carpinteria Avenue Trees - 8x8

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There's something so wonderful about these trees, this is my second try at capturing them in paint. I'm much happier with this attempt. I approached it differently than I normally do, I started with what I can only call a "fuzzy" underpainting. Sometimes I don't work with an underpainting at all, and other times it's completely necessary, and I can't really explain why...this is why I'm not a...

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Sea Cliffs - Carpinteria Landscape Painting - 8x16

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I finished this painting probably a month ago and forgot to post it.  

Oil on 2" cradled panel, 8x16 inches
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In the Morning - Carpinteria Bluffs Plein Air Oil Painting - 9x12

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 I confronted my fear the other day and set up outside to paint.  I enjoyed it SO much,  even though it was windy, and strangely cloudy (really high clouds that made the ocean brown!).  I love my plein air set up, I think I made a great choice, it was just as comfortable as painting in my studio.

I was nervous about what would happen when I brought the painting inside...would the colors be way...

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Bluff Trees - Landscape Oil Painting - 5x7

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I spend a few hours this morning... ok 5 hours this morning...making changes to my blog. I'm slowing learning new things. If I had known years ago that I would be working with web stuff everyday I would have definitely taken some courses in that area!

Oil on canvas panel, 5x7 inches
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Bluffs at Dawn II - California Landscape Oil Painting - 16x20

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What a blessed month I'm having! Etsy sales are good, I've gotten great reviews from the show at Corktree, and yesterday I was accepted into the Santa Barbara Art Association! I got my feedback from the jurors and they only had good comments (not very helpful, but it also didn't kill my spirit, which is good). I love September :)

Oil on gessoed panel, 16x20 inches
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