I painted this a few weeks ago, but it was a study for a wedding gift and I didn’t want to spoil the surprise. 8 x 13 inches, oil on linen.
Last week I was in Las Vegas, tagged along at a conference. Not really a gambler. I spent the days painting in the desert and the evenings eating conference appetizers and drinking seemingly unlimited quantities of white wine.
Here’s one from when I went to visit my aunt in Boise. I debated whether I should post this painting because it’s right on the edge of work I think is complete enough, vs work that is only a study. But I like it like this.
Behind my aunt’s house in Boise.
Crystal Cove state park- a great place for a not too strenuous hike with plenty of scenery.
Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach.
On a hiking trail in Boise.
I loved the vistas. Blue mountains all around.
Idaho has great scenic beauty and I truly enjoyed that. Coming from San Diego, I was shocked at the whiteness of the population (I was told it’s called whiteaho) and disappointed (yet vindicated) by the local craft beer.
From my trip to Boise. It’s very pretty there and the landscape is super accessible via hiking and bike paths. A great place to paint.
From my recent trip to Boise.