Day 11 of 30 paintings in 30 days – “A busy day near Carmel”

I thought I would experiment with the palette knife even though I haven’t any experience with this method of painting…hopefully I will be able to view some of Leslie Saeta’s online classes. It was fun to start but I had some trouble with the finish….again another learning experience. Continuing with the theme of transportation IContinue reading “Day 11 of 30 paintings in 30 days – “A busy day near Carmel””

Day 10 of 30 paintings in 30 days – ” Evening In Bodrum”

A few years ago I went to Bodrum, Turkey, to visit my wonderful and dear friends, Anne and Frank Tuchel, who have a vacation home there. It was a memorable trip and I was amazed at the beauty of Turkey and the friendliness and warmth of the Turkish people. I took this photo early eveningContinue reading “Day 10 of 30 paintings in 30 days – ” Evening In Bodrum””

Day 9 of 30 paintings in 30 days – Vintage Ice Cream Truck

Continuing with my transportation theme I have painted a vintage ice cream truck…what’s better than to transport ice cream in a cute pink truck? I had started to do this painting doing the 50 strokes exercise but got kind of lost with my count and went way over. I may paint this again taking moreContinue reading “Day 9 of 30 paintings in 30 days – Vintage Ice Cream Truck”

Day 5 of 30 paintings in 30 days – “Ready to Fly”

Auburn has a lovely little airport and this red hot plane looks ready to go. At the airport you can eat breakfast at their coffee shop and see these planes take off and land. Very picturesque and wonderful if you are lucky enough to own one of these. I did this painting fairly quickly usingContinue reading “Day 5 of 30 paintings in 30 days – “Ready to Fly””

Day 4 Old Truck at the Iris Farm

    This old truck rests at the Horton Iris Farm in Loomis, California where I have occasionally painted. It rests in a beautiful setting. I didn’t have much time tonight so this was a quick painting. But there is always something to learn. I love old trucks….so many memories exist with this truck IContinue reading “Day 4 Old Truck at the Iris Farm”