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!
Córdoba, Spain Painting For lovers of Mediterranean art and Spanish paintings! This oil painting is based on a photo I took in Córdoba, Spain. Hanging flowers, wrought-iron balconies, whitewashed walls…I love it.
I’d been thinking I wanted to paint something with a pop of red color in it. So I went through some photos I have, and came across one that I took in Ibiza, Spain. The shutter and door colors in the original photo are green, so I decided to switch them to red in theContinue reading “Sunny Red Balcony – Spanish Painting”
Sao Rafael is a small village in the southern, coastal Algarve province of Portugal. There’s a nice seafood restaurant next to a small beach, and there are many cliffs to explore around. This house is one of the few in the area that are dotted along the beautiful coastline! 8″ in height by 10″ inContinue reading “Portugal Sea View Landscape Oil Painting”
Chefchaouen is the majestic Moroccan city famous for its blue-shaded buildings. This painting is of a photo I took on a sunny day while visiting Chefchaouen.
Imagine yourself on a sunny day in the Mediterranean region, exploring winding narrow streets and stairways with fresh flowers in bloom! The image from this painting is from the Old Town section of Ibiza, Spain. My wife and I visited there in 2004 and then took our honeymoon to Ibiza in 2009! Original Oil PaintingContinue reading “Ibiza Flowers and Architecture – Spanish Painting”
While in Tenerife, I was lucky enough to stay in an ocean view hotel with a pathway in front that meanders along the lush landscape high above the ocean!
Glowing Sunshine on the Beach Uvita, Costa Rica has one of my favorite beaches in that country, as I’ve written about before. Uvita is on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. In this painting, the morning waves are washing up on shore with the sunlight illuminating the glow of the water, sand and palm trees.Continue reading “Beach Sunshine in Uvita”
Corcovado National Park lies on the southwest tip of Costa Rica and is the most biodiverse place in the western hemisphere! While a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica, I hiked through Corcovado near the end of my service. After a full day’s hike through the jungle, streams and rivers, you arrive to the wildContinue reading “Corcovado, Costa Rica – Wild and Pristine – Oil Painting”
Deeply colored turquoise waters, arid cliffs, famous nightlife, a lush and hilly countryside, beautiful beaches, and orange and olive groves. The Mediterranean island of Ibiza is a gathering place where one can enjoy any or all of these possibilities.