I painted this after a frustrating day at the hospital. Turned out to be whooping cough! Ugh. Painting always relaxes me when I’m stressed. I just drove into a neighborhood, parked, and walked until I found an enticing spot.
Painted on location in cold and rain. Wearing shorts and a short sleeved shirt, because I did not plan ahead! I love Roman stuff.
I am happy with this little painting, done as fast as possible. The trash guys dumped the tree out of the trash can into the street. I loved the passive aggressiveness of that.
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.