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Painting at the empty nest

Sketched on the deck at The Empty Nest

Flowers are from Dahlia May.

Plein air sketches

Both are 5×7″ oil on Masonite.

The first one was from a side road just off of Hwy 2 near Wellington and the second was from north beach.

Baxter oil sketches from the model and an oil sketch from the yacht club

Baxter sketch night

These are oil sketches on small (5×7″) masonite panels from quick poses.  One here is of another artist , sketched while model was on her break. All are fast and mostly I wipe them out and go again.

Dorset, wildflowers from the boat landing


Oil, 5×7″ on masonite.

Sandbanks, oil study


Oil, 8×10″ on masonite

Pencil study here.



figure sketch after Sorolla


5×7″ oil sketch on masonite