Blog — sharon schock

Santa Barbara Harbor XXIV - 8x16

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I couldn't resist that orange colored walkway next to the gorgeous blue water.  It's that color blue that I just want to paint forever :) 

Oil on 2"cradled panel, 8x16 inches
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Leadbetter Cliff - 12x12

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A little vacation was exactly what I needed! Now I'm ready to get back to work.  Maybe I'll post some trip photos later, but for now here's a view of one of my new favorite seaside cliffs. I walked pretty far out in the water to get this shot, my dress was not so dry afterwards, next time I'll remember a swimsuit. 

Oil on linen panel, 12x12 inches

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Carpinteria Beach Commission - 6x6

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I've been working hard to finish all of my commissions this week.  I'm almost through, just a few more left!

Oil on panel, 6x6 

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Birds on a Roof - 6x18

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I found these very fun long panels, I think I'll do a couple of beach scenes on them next.  But first I just had to paint these guys strutting on this rooftop. 

Oil on 2" cradled panel, 6x18 inches

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Jet Boat Commission - 6x6

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Oil on panel, 6x6 inches

I've had a lot of harbor scenes commissioned recently.  Which is just fine with me! It's one of my favorite subjects to paint.  And since I was hanging out on boats and what not yesterday I finally got to make use of my anchor shoes :)

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