Original Formentera Seascape Painting on Canvas

Original Seascape Formentera, Spain The inspiration for this seascape painting came from a beach on the Spanish island of Formentera, and the beautiful blue hues of the Mediterranean Sea! The canvas is made of Texas-grown organic cotton and is hand-stretched and hand-primed. The wood stretcher bars are FSC-certified and the all-natural gesso primer is madeContinue reading “Original Formentera Seascape Painting on Canvas”

Mediterranean Blues and Whites – Ibiza, Spain Painting

It’s been several weeks now that my painting activity has slowed way down. What can I say, I’ve been busy with other things! An artist also needs an artistic break every now and then to regain inspiration. A few days ago I put brush to gessobord and came up with this small “Mediterranean Blues andContinue reading “Mediterranean Blues and Whites – Ibiza, Spain Painting”

Beach Sunset Oil Painting

Today I finished another 5″ x 7″ oil painting on eco-friendly gessobord panel. Haven’t done as much art lately since I’ve been so busy painting our house, but looks like the house painting will slow down soon! This painting is inspired by the setting sun on the beach in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

Sunset on the Beach – Oil Painting in Progress

This scene is from a long, warm evening in laid-back Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Still a few more layers of paint to add, but the “bones” of the painting are set!

Mediterranean Sea Spanish Painting – Nerja, Spain

If you ever travel to southern Spain and want to go to the renowned Costa del Sol beaches, may I suggest an alternative to the bustling areas around M├ílaga? Nerja: Nerja is nestled into the east end of the Costa del Sol. Beautiful cliffs, turquoise sea, Spanish cuisine, beaches, what more could you want? WhenContinue reading “Mediterranean Sea Spanish Painting – Nerja, Spain”

Painting of Playa Santa, Puerto Rico

Boy was it an adventure to get here. Playa Santa, literally translated as “Holy Beach”, lies somewhere along the southwestern coastline of Puerto Rico. During our vacation in Puerto Rico, we stayed in San Juan and rented a car to drive around the island. After passing through the southern city of Ponce, we kept drivingContinue reading “Painting of Playa Santa, Puerto Rico”

Morning on the Beach in Corcovado

The scene in this painting is of wild and tropical Corcovado, Costa Rica. Located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Corcovado National Park contains the most biodiversity in the Western hemisphere! While a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica, I got to hike through Corcovado near the end of my service. Original OilContinue reading “Morning on the Beach in Corcovado”