'Surf City' - Santa Cruz, California - 12 x16 inch - original oil, plein air painting on museum panel.



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

Contemporary California
Plein-air and
Studio Painter



Plein Air Workshops!

Let's Paint California!




Plein Air Workshops!

Let's Paint Tuscany!


Let's Paint California in 2023!

California - 2023 Spring!

• APRIL 22nd - 23rd,
Saturday & Sunday
Santa Cruz - Davenport
- Moss Landing

• APRIL 27th - 28th,
Thursday & Friday

Big Sur - Carmel - Pacific Grove

Choose 2-4 days.
- All Levels - Plein Air -

Plein Air Workshop Adventure
exploring exciting
Compositions & Color Harmonies
in beautiful locations!

More Info on California Workshop.



Let's Paint Tuscany, Italy in 2023!

Tuscany - 2023!

One Full Week •
JUNE 24th - JULY 1st

Bring a Friend or Two! - Limited Space.
Over half Full!

First Come, First Choice of Rooms.

(Early-bird Discount available
if booked Before December 31st, 2022.)

We will paint in an ancient medieval castle town, a walled Tuscan
village, a secluded monastery, perched above olive
groves, and alongside gentle rivers. We'll paint majestic views of the Tuscan alps and all around charming hillside villages.

Each painter, will choose on Wednesday, to visit either
Cinque Terra or Lucca for added excitement to the week-long
fun painting adventures!

'How to Design an exciting Painting,
Increase Your Color Courage,
How to Create Drama with Light and Color.
Learn Color Harmony &
How to Use Color Contrasting techniques!'

Here's your chance!

A perfect blend of Art & Adventure

with a delicious Italian immersion into

the creative and epicurian joys of life!

More Info on Tuscany Workshop.


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