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”
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Lazy Palm Tree in Cahuita, Costa Rica – Painting for Sale
Lazy Palm Tree over Water This oil painting is of the Caribbean side of Costa Rica in Cahuita National Park. The coastline of Cahuita National Park only has a small sliver of sand along the water, as the palm trees hang lazily overhead. While not as easy as it looks, you can climb the palmContinue reading “Lazy Palm Tree in Cahuita, Costa Rica – Painting for Sale”
Corcovado, Costa Rica – Wild and Pristine – Oil Painting
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”
Oil Painting of Tenerife, Canary Islands
This oil painting is of a beautiful view along the coast in Puerto de La Cruz, on the north shore of Tenerife. Tenerife is the largest and most populous of the seven Canary Islands, which pertain to Spain and are located in the Atlantic Ocean across from southern Morocco. Feel as if you are rightContinue reading “Oil Painting of Tenerife, Canary Islands”
Heaven Shining Through – new oil painting
Here is the finished oil painting entitled “Heaven Shining Through.” Our family friend Jorn took a photo of the sunrise when climbing the Aconcagua mountain in Argentina, from which this painting is based. I was very impressed by the photo and felt that it’d make a great painting, so here it is! When I wasContinue reading “Heaven Shining Through – new oil painting”
2/3 done with painting
Just have to add some more depth with the rye, make the sky a bit darker and more dangerous-looking, and add in the main character (possibly my client’s father, in this case), on the cliff. Until then, here’s what it looks like right now!
Progress on painting…a skyscape full of emotions
The sky-scape in the Catcher in the Rye painting I’m working on gradually changes from a sunny, happy temperament to gloomy and bleak. The darkest part of the painting is on the far right side, where Holden Caulfield will be standing on a cliff. Holden Caulfield’s unsettled state of mind is revealed in the opening paragraph: “IfContinue reading “Progress on painting…a skyscape full of emotions”
finished Punta Uvita oil painting – Costa Rica art
…and I’m done! This oil painting of the whale’s tale formation in Bahia Ballena (Whale Bay), Costa Rica.