When I was working on this one, a worker from the fumigation company came over and asked if I was “that guy from Instagram who paints the tents.”
Even successfully gave directions to a woman tangled in the maze of dead end streets while painting this.
Painted on location in Hillcrest.
A pair of buddies in North Park. I don’t know when I painted this. I found it in the trunk of the car.
One of my favorite spots to paint on a gray day a few weeks back.
Painted on location on a perfect La Jolla day. This is just down from the Children’s Pool.
It was superhot last week so I headed to this spot with a nice big shade tree and catching what breeze there was on the heights above North Park.
I’ve been painting the cliffs a lot recently, it’s been my mood.
Painted in OB a few weeks back on a windy gray day.
Here’s a picture of its brother, painted in the same spot after the day had brightened a little:
10th Street, I think, in Del Mar. A fun place to paint with the trains going by on one side and the surfers climbing down the cliffs on the other.
Painted on location on a beautiful day in OB.
This mid century building and its stumpy date palm really spoke to me about the vernacular here.