Original Framed Sevilla Painting

Sevilla Oranges Painting This original Sevilla watercolor painting is of a scene of oranges scattered about on a street in Barrio Santa Cruz! The spring in Sevilla is full of the fresh scent of oranges, due to the numerous fragrant orange trees and fallen oranges. This painting is on 9″ x 12″ archival heavyweight watercolorContinue reading “Original Framed Sevilla Painting”

Torre del Oro Painting

The Torre del Oro in Seville, Spain, is a remnant of the Moorish history that is intertwined into southern Spain. Built in the year 1220 with lime and straw mortar, along the the Guadalquivir River, it served to protect Seville from attacks. After Fernando III of Castile conquered the city in 1248, the tower wasContinue reading “Torre del Oro Painting”

Beauty in Formentera Watercolor Painting

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.

Oranges on a Sunny Street in Sevilla, Spain – Watercolor Painting

As I’ve written about before, the oranges on the streets in Sevilla, Spain, are one of the magical things I love about the city. Ever since the first time I went there almost 11 years ago, in February 2004, I always think of the scent of oranges by the time February rolls around here inContinue reading “Oranges on a Sunny Street in Sevilla, Spain – Watercolor Painting”

El Café de Andalucía – Spanish Coffee Painting

Would I go all the way to Spain to sit in a café and have a cup of coffee? You bet I would! OK, well the trip would be about more than just that, of course. I’d go to see the sights, smell the smells, and listen to the sounds. But tasting that cup ofContinue reading “El Café de Andalucía – Spanish Coffee Painting”

Smell of Oranges in the Air – Sevilla

Here in Northern Virginia, the sun is shining bright this morning…but it’s cold! So I’ve been going through photos of warmer places, and came across one from our trip to Sevilla earlier this year. Ahhhh, the fresh smell of oranges in the air. There’s nothing like waking up chipper, taking a step outside into the streetsContinue reading “Smell of Oranges in the Air – Sevilla”

Spanish Flamenco Dress Art – Charcoal Drawing

Spanish Flamenco Dress Art When my wife and I were on vacation in Sevilla, Spain, a few weeks ago, we saw several boutique shops full of colorful flamenco dresses. I imagine they all do a great business during the time leading up to La Feria de Abril (April Fair)! La Feria de Abril is aContinue reading “Spanish Flamenco Dress Art – Charcoal Drawing”

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 Málaga? 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”

Mediterranean Painting Previews

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”