These paintings reflect the most enjoyable experiences I have had in my painting career.
Battling the wind, heat, cold, insects, and passing art critics, also makes it the most challenging.
Paintings are all on 15" x 22" Arches watercolor paper.
The fall day was warm, the color magnificent, at
Placerita Canyon in Santa Clarita.
What could be better. My favorite fishing stream,
plenty of light, and a mountain backdrop.
|"Ducks Can't Read"
Painted in University Park, in Irvine, California,
on a drizzly wet morning in spring.
Franklin Canyon Lake in Hollywood,
California, provided the inspiration for this
|"Veteran's Park Palm"
The park is in the foothills of
|"Follow the Stream"
Placerita Canyon Park has a
stream that flows during the
winter months. A popular
|"Franklin Canyon Pond"
The pond is popular with hikers, children, and
|"Leonis Adobe Pioneer Laundry"
In those days they made their own soap and
did their laundry outside.
|"Three's a Crowd"
Another Franklin Canyon
painting. The building has
since been re-roofed, losing
that nice red tile color.
The roots hold tenaciously to
the eroding soil of the hill.
Painted near the pond in
The back-lighted tree at
Franklin Canyon Pond made
for a strong contrast painting.
Viewed from a shaded nook at William S.
Hart Park in Newhall, California, in July. The
hillside looked hot!