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.
Deserted tropical beach oil painting.
Throwback Thursday Art The other day I was thinking that I have a fairly extensive body of work from the past several years, and I’m going to start sharing bits of it every Thursday on my Facebook fan page, on my Twitter page, and right here on this blog! As many of you know, fromContinue reading “Throwback Thursday Peace Corps Art”
This expansive tropical beach is located in the Pacific seaside town of Uvita, Costa Rica. You can walk for a mile here and only be accompanied by little red crabs scampering around the sand! Measures 9″ in height x 12″ in length Painted on back-stapled, gallery-wrapped canvas. Ready to hang.
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”
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”
I’ve been going through my photos from the Peace Corps a lot lately and finding inspirations for paintings. In 2008 I took a little weekend vacation “with the boys” to Puerto Viejo, Limon, on the southern Caribbean side of Costa Rica. This is may favorite place in Costa Rica. The Caribbean coast of Costa RicaContinue reading “Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica – beach, soccer, fish, relax”