'Wild Beauty'- 30x40 inch - recent Commission, original oil on canvas painting.



I Love the Joy of Color
and the Poetry of Brushwork!

Contemporary California
Plein-air and
Studio Painter


Plein Air Workshops



California - Santa Cruz to Big Sur

California - 2021 Spring

New Dates!
APRIL 21-22, 23-24, 2021

Workshop Schedule:
-Paint Wednesday, Thursday
(Friday - day off to explore or finish oils,
Friday Evening Critique for 4 Day Students)
-Paint Saturday, Sunday.

Choose Two or All Four Painting Days
for a more intensive Workshop experience
painting Courageous Color!


Limited Size Class.
Social distancing with Masks when close.
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Tuscany, Italy

Let's Paint Tuscany in 2022

NEW Dates!
One Week • May 28th - June 4th, 2022

Ever wanted to Paint Tuscany
without the crowds of tourists
and visit Cinque Terre or Lucca?

Want to enjoy Italy and
get Plein Air Painting help
along the way?


Join us for this bucket-list

Tuscany - Courageous Color

Plein Air Painting Workshop!

Limited Size Class.
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More Info.


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