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Poppies and Other Native Flowers

Poppies and other native vegetation.
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Wisteria

Wisteria in bloom.
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Flora, Fauna, and a Cat

Flowers. Because it is spring.
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Springtime flowers

Flowers. Because it is spring.
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Experiments with Flowers

Flowers aren’t like most still life subjects: they’re alive. Continue reading

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Nola’s Iris Garden

At Nola’s Iris Garden, surrounded by over 2500 varieties of iris. Continue reading

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Matilija Poppies

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Flowers

A bouquet of flowers, to make the work-week speed by… Flowers are a lot of fun to paint and gorgeous in themselves. But they’re also a super-forgiving subject, so I find them perfect for trying new techniques and painting freely. … Continue reading

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Art Box San Jose. A Public Art project

When I first saw beautiful artwork popping up on utility boxes all over the city of San Jose, I knew I wanted to paint a box myself . So I got in touch with Cherri of ArtBox San Jose, and … Continue reading

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A strange pairing: sketches from a garden and a salon

It helps when a weekend’s sketches hold together thematically. These don’t. Two from the salon, sketched while my daughter had her haircut. One from Filoli Gardens in Woodside. Lady getting her nails done. What I enjoyed most about this scene … Continue reading

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