So Close Yet So Far Away

Wow!…We have had some of the most beautiful days I’ve seen since I’ve lived on the Central Coast of California.  I was drooling thinking about what I was missing not being able to paint outdoors. I found myself feeling like a caged animal as I looked out the windows every chance I got.  But indoors…

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Time Out

I first want to say how grateful and excited I am to have friends I have known for years as well as newly acquired friends responding to my website postings already. My web designer says the site has a lot of responsive activity with many needing reply. There is a side to this site that…

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The Bubble Was Destine to Pop

Tuesday is currently coming to a close and my seascape painting I started last week is still patiently waiting on my easel for completion. I heard from my web designer today and I am bummed. To be honest, I knew intuitively this video thing was not going to be an easy feat for a total…

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Hang in There!

My heart is aching for everyone everywhere! Due to the Coronavirus, being house bound can be a jolt to our physiques over a period of time. Keeping busy helps from going stir crazy. I can talk to my web designer to see what I can to do to post a short video for us; hopefully…

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The Second Time Around

I am proud to report, I shaved nearly 45 minutes off my packing today by repeating some of yesterday’s routine. As Dr. John J. Medina, a well known molecular biologist once said, when acquiring new learning skills, it is best when you “Repeat to remember and remember to repeat“. Although the bicycle still needs help…

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Too Beautiful for This Painter

Totally stunning!  I wish I could have painted all the beautiful colors I saw today in all the right places!  One thing about Mother nature is when she displays her glory, she definitely makes you feel humble. I began a little after 8:00am loading the bike on the car rack and packing my painting gear…

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The Native is Restless

Another wet Monday and another change of plans. I will admit, mentally gearing up for a painting day and then suddenly being hit with disappointment plays havoc with my emotions.  Like an Eveready battery, “en plein air” painters need to always be ready in mind, body and soul at any given notice.  We are literally…

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