Thursday, December 26, 2013


This painting is for the WETCANVAS Blog, the monthly landscape Challenge, Tatiana provided this month photos, the painting is 10 by 8, oil on canvas.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Mt David, 4pm

In the aftermath of a recent snowstorm, on the first sunny day I painted this small 8 by 10 oil/c before the sun set.

Last painting of the 3 day workshop

Johannes, our instructor for the 3 day workshop on Wetcanvas painted this scene in watercolor, I did the same except painted in oil on canvas  12" by 12

Friday, December 6, 2013

Wine and rose

This little painting is for the Paint and Draw Together Blog. 12 by 9 oil on canvas.

Monday, December 2, 2013

December Challenge 2013

Lee Brown Photography supplied this month photo, the challenge can be found at, 11 by 14 oil on canvas panel.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Day 2013

Nap (Turkey Effect) or paint, that was the question, I did the latter, painted at Cougar Greenway late afternoon. 11 by 14 oil on canvas.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Root Canal

This plein air piece was painted at the bottom of  the drained Cottage Grove Lake Reservoir, 11 by 14 oil.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Smith Creek

Overcast day at Smith Cr
eek, Dorena Reservoir, painted from the bridge, 9 by 14 oil.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Roseburg Plein Air Competition.

The first painting was the 2 hours quick Draw, the second and third, views of the North Umpqua River.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

Above Dorina Lake

Yesterdays beautiful fall colors, 12 by 12 oil.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Fall Colors at Row River

10 by 8 oil, painted with a

quick disappearing sun.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Sunset, on the way home.

Painted this about 10 days ago, and no I wasn't standing in the middle of the road. I put finishing touches on at home, it got to dark too fast, 11 by 14 oil

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Waterlilies, Challenge

Waterlilies, Challenge put on by Lela Stankovic. The website is

Monday, October 14, 2013

Fall Treeline

Painted this plein air painting this afternoon at the nearby wetlands, 9 by 12 oil

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Covered Bridge Festival, Cottage Grove OR

The organizers of the Festival ask the Plein Air painters to participate, and here is my contribution, two paintings from the morning session.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Paint and draw together Blog

This small 9 by 12 oil is for the Paint and Draw together Blog

Thursday, September 19, 2013

River Road, Creswell

Wednesday's  painting,
River Road Creswell, 9 by 12 oil. Could not find the Blueberry Farm, later on I met Sally, the owner took the sign down, oh well...

Monday, September 9, 2013

Shady Spot on the River.

A shady spot on the Row River today in Cottage Grove, 8 by 10 oil.

Monday, September 2, 2013

2 Paintings on Labor Day

First I painted the barn, then turned the easel 180 degrees and painted the Cottage Grove Lake view., both 8 by 10 canvas

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Willamette Greenway at Lynx Hollow

Two tree studies from todays paintout at

Willamette Greenway at Lynx Hollow, at least 6 artist showed up, despite the beautiful weather (a little warm).

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Evening light on Row River

Evening light  on Row River, 11 by 14 oil

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Cougar Mountain Greenway

Painted with Sally, Victoria and Cathy,
 9 by 12 oil.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Tree Study

Went out in iffy weather,
but was able to get this 12 by 9 oil painting done.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Under the Dorina Covered Bridge

Painted for 2 hours under the bridge, shady and cool, 12 by 16 oil on canvas.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Plum colored Buddhist house in Cottage Grove.

Buddhist house on River Road, 11 by 14 oil on canvas.

Village Green resort, Cottage Grove

Afternoon Plain Air session with Sally at the Village Green Resort, 11 by 14 oil.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Upper Dorina Lake

Plain Air at the lake on Sunday, apart from the bugs, it was a wonderful day ( the lake has toxic green algae) 11 by 14 oil.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Bang's Century Farm.

Early Saturday morning at Bang's Century Farm was our paint-out location. 12 by 16 oil on board.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Mt. David Oak Meadow.

Overcast Day, took a chance not far from home, had intermittent rain showers, 9 by 12 oil.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Alton Baker Park, Cloud Study.

Did a cloud study at the park, just dodged the rain, 11 by 14, oil.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Sunday evening at the Greenway

Beautiful evening at the river 14 by 11 oil.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Saturday at the Pond

Started on an overcast sky, and in the  last 30 minutes it

turned into bright sunshine. 12 by 12 oil.