I set up in my brothers driveway for a quick painting and as I was finishing up, to my surprise, it started to rain.
I was fortunate to road trip with the great Forbes Latimer for a few days down the west coast of America. He was en route for Texas and then off to navigate the waters of the Sea of Cortez. Forbes is a true wild rover and could easily be mistaken for the wayward protagonist of a London or Steinbeck novel. He is fearless, wild and free. I was able to match his speed and trajectory just long enough paint a portrait. Then the wind shifted, and he was away once more in search of new adventures.
Quick oil sketch this afternoon of the marsh across the street.
Quick morning sketch with a little bit of clean up at home. Looking west from the vineyard shop.
On the hill behinds mom’s looking east. It was a burn day and smoke from the neighbors left a thin veil over the valley
Looking south from the parking lot in Ross towards the Village Corner and Breaking Away Bicycles. If you look close at the POV pic you will see the new panel holder I’ve been developing. It’s of my own design, ultra light weight, made with carbon arrow shafts, some milled aluminum and mahogany.
Looking south across lake Elizabeth towards the spillway. The cows were about and their calves came over to watch me paint. This was all fun and good but I was a little nervous when the bull strolled up and lingered just behind me.
Looking south down from the Greenbrae side of Corte Madera Creek towards Larkspur. First painting in a week or two that went together without a lot of color revisions.
I took the boys to play catch at the park today. Looking west towards Mt. Tam
Looking south from the hill above the solar farm on a burn day. Very bright late morning with lots of smoke haze from the neighbors clearing brush.