I surprised my wife on New Year’s Eve with this watercolor painting, which is of her sitting in the water almost 12 years ago in Formentera. Formentera is the smallest of the Balearic Islands, which are a part of Spain.
Walking to the beach in the quaint village of Sao Rafael, Portugal, I came across this flowering tree growing alongside a whitewashed wall, the kind ubiquitous all over the Mediterranean region:
This week I’ve been working on a couple paintings of photos I took in Spain and Portugal. Here are a couple sneak peak previews. The first is a sea view from beautiful Nerja, Spain: The second is a tree growing up against a whitewashed wall in the Algarve province of Portugal: What’s your favorite placeContinue reading “Mediterranean Painting Previews”
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”
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”
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.