Trash cans are the cows of urban landscape.
Painted this one year ago today.
Walked up 19th Street to the new coffee shop, which does not ever seem to be open. (And it wasn’t.) The evening light looked like Armageddon.
for saleDowntown, sun.
I’ve seen lots of paintings lately of dramatic full moons. Here’s my contribution, from my backyard. for sale
The combination of the jacaranda tree and the recycling bin was too much for me to resist. for sale
An old house in an alley in OB. for sale
Maybe from the 1930s based on the pitch of the roof… my house is the exact same color (a color, I have been informed, is called Toasted Almond). Though I was looking at Google Street View and my house used to be 2 shades of purple.
for saleWhen I was a teenager we lived in Japan. This is behind the Japanese supermarket where I go to satisfy my unbearable nostalgic cravings for Pocari Sweat.
In Mission Hills. for sale
A peaceful alley on Trash Day in South Park, San Diego. I like Trash Day, well I like it every two weeks when they collect recycling, because I think the blue recycling bins are pretty.
I always find something to paint in an alley. for sale
A beautiful blue recycling bin in a sunny Hillcrest alley. for sale
I liked the way the shadows fell here. buy now
Not sure what the brown bins are… maybe compost? Buy now
From last year.