Blog — oil painting

Tangerines and a Teabag - 6x6

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Been eating a lot of these recently, I just love those bright colors :) 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

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Red and Blue Berries

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I love this color combination, just wanted to play around with it a bit. 

Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

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Sidewalk and Shadows - 9x12

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I painted this just for that bright bit of sunlight that's happening on the grass and sidewalk.  That yellowish green color is always my favorite. 

Oil on panel, 9x12 inches
Available at the Palm Loft Gallery, August 2011

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Aloha - Hawaii Landscape Oil Painting - 10x10

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A little break from cloudy scenes, I dug up this reference photo from my last trip to Hawaii. I usually finish my paintings in one uninterrupted sitting... I had to leave this one for a few hours in the middle, which made it much more difficult to finish.

In other news, we found an apartment! Or townhouse I guess. It's so perfect! It even has a garage, and an outside room for I don't know what....

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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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