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Plein Air at Goleta Beach - 8x10

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Had to make an unexpected trip to Goleta one day, so I thought I'd at least make good use of it by making an extra stop and painting a new beach :) 

Oil on canvas panel, 8x10 inches

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Blue and Yellow Umbrellas - 5x7

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This one looks better in person, for some reason my usual "perfect" spot for photographing is not working for me anymore. 
Oil on panel, 5x7 inches

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Goleta Tower - Original Oil Painting - 12x12

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I really liked how this one turned out, which I never thought would happen, considering I was angry at it from the moment I started it. It was supposed to be a fun experiment, I don't know why it annoyed me so much. I gave this piece a bright cadmium scarlet base, so that little spots of red could show throw and add some warmth to an otherwise cool painting. I didn't realize that underpaintings on...

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