Painted last year, started en plein air (outside on the sand) in Crystal Cove, California.
I think this is the last one from my Dana Point/ Laguna painting trip, except for a beach study I didn’t finish.
Spoken for, but here are more California paintings for sale
Afternoon in Dana Point- sold! Here are more : California paintings for sale.
Yellow wildflowers on the bluffs overlooking Crystal Cove.
A plein air work from my recent trip to Laguna Beach. I’d planned this one as just a color study of the softening light towards evening, but I like the tranquil mood of the completed painting.
A collector asked me to keep this one on hold for a few days- but here are more Laguna Beach Paintings for sale.
Waves pooling at the base of the rocks on the beach in Dana Point, California.
Looking south along Monarch Beach.
Monarch Beach in Dana Point, California. I did a few open air paintings up and down the coast that day, and this studio painting is based on one of those.
A quiet afternoon at Capo Beach in Orange County, California.
Late afternoon haze at Capo Beach in Dana Point.
I am a person who usually finishes my oil sketches into more elaborate paintings because I like them polished- but in this case, the loose treatment seemed to reflect the quality of the light. So I left it.