September 2014

Posted on September 24, 2014
Oak at Shrader.  Oil on canvas, 11 x 14 inches, September 2014.

Oak at Shrader. Oil on canvas, 11 x 14 inches, September 2014.

View Through Curtains.  Oil on canvas. 16 x 8 inches, September 2014.

View Through Curtains. Oil on canvas. 16 x 8 inches, September 2014.

Portrait Study of Doug.  Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, September 2014.

Portrait Study of Doug. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, September 2014.

Sausalito hills lunch time painting study.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, August 2014.

Sausalito hills lunch time painting study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, August 2014.

August 2014

Posted on August 8, 2014
Dreadlocked contemplation.  Oil on canvas, 17 x 17 inches, july 2014.

Dreadlocked contemplation. Oil on canvas, 17 x 17 inches, july 2014.

 

Study in White Porcelain.  Oil on canvas, 14 x 11 inches, June 2014.

Study in White Porcelain. Oil on canvas, 14 x 11 inches, June 2014.

 

Pigeon Posing.  Oil on canvas, 15 x 11 inches, June 2014.

Pigeon Posing. Oil on canvas, 15 x 11 inches, June 2014.

 

Golden Gate Sunset.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2014.

Golden Gate Sunset. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2014.

 

Self Portrait Study 2014.  Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, July 2014.

Self Portrait Study 2014. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, July 2014.

 

Flowers Redux with Vice.  Oil on canvas, 20 x 12 inches, July 2014.

Flowers Redux with Vice. Oil on canvas, 20 x 12 inches, July 2014.

May 2014

Posted on May 8, 2014
View Between Curtains.  Oil on canvas, 48 x 30 inches, April 2014.

View Between Curtains. Oil on canvas, 48 x 30 inches, April 2014.

Bouquet of Hands.  Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches, April 2014.

Bouquet of Hands. Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches, April 2014.

Kirk.  Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 inches, April 2014.

Kirk. Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 inches, April 2014.

March 2014

Posted on March 30, 2014

Bunch of Bananas. 10 x 12 inches, oil on canvas, March 2014.

 

Nude Study.  24 x 18 inches, oil on canvas,  March 2014.

Nude Study. 24 x 18 inches, oil on canvas, March 2014.

 

Roses In Vase Study .  18 x 14 inches, oil on canvas, March 2014.

Roses In Vase Study . 18 x 14 inches, oil on canvas, March 2014.

 

Tree Study in Sausalito.  8 x 6 inches, oil on canvas, February 2014.

Tree Study in Sausalito. 8 x 6 inches, oil on canvas, February 2014.

February 2014

Posted on February 16, 2014

Cuties On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Cuties On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Mangoe On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches.

Mangoe On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches.

Three Strawberries On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Three Strawberries On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Leeks in Glass on Easel. Oil on canvas, 16 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Leeks in Glass on Easel. Oil on canvas, 16 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Glass of Water on Easel. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, January 2014.

Glass of Water on Easel. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, January 2014.

Sausalito Hills View of Bay Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Sausalito Hills View of Bay Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, January 2014.

Sausalito Hills Study 2. Oil on canvas, 5 x 7 inches, January 2014.

Sausalito Hills Study 2. Oil on canvas, 5 x 7 inches, January 2014.

Sausalito Lunch Break Study 07. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, January 2014.

Sausalito Lunch Break Study 07. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, January 2014.

Miguel Profile Study. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, January 2014.

Miguel Profile Study. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, January 2014.

Lying Down. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16, December 2013.

Lying Down. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16, December 2013.

Christina. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches, December 2013.

Christina. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches, December 2013.

December 2013

Posted on December 31, 2013
Between Buildings Study.  Oil on canvas, 16 x 8 inches, November 2013.

Between Buildings Study. Oil on canvas, 16 x 8 inches, November 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 05.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 05. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 04.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 04. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 03.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 03. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 02.  Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 02. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, December 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 01.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, November 2013.

Golden Gate Bridge Study 01. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, November 2013.

Sausalito Hills Study.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, November 2013.

Sausalito Hills Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, November 2013.

November 2013

Posted on November 30, 2013
Absolute Bottle In the Day and Night. Oil on canvas, 10.5 x 9 inches, November 2013.

Absolute Bottle In the Day and Night. Oil on canvas, 10.5 x 9 inches, November 2013.

Lemon On Easel. Oil on canvas, 5 x 5 inches, November 2013.

Lemon On Easel. Oil on canvas, 5 x 5 inches, November 2013.

I did some paintings where I put the object right on the easel next to my canvas.  Technically, this is probably sight size method.

Three Persimons in Bowl. Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches, October 2013.

Three Persimons in Bowl. Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches, October 2013.

Cobalt Violet vs Yellow Lake Deep. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, November 2013.

Cobalt Violet vs Yellow Lake Deep. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, November 2013.

Cobalt Violet vs Alizarin Yellow. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, November 2013.

Cobalt Violet vs Alizarin Yellow. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, November 2013.

 

October 2013

Posted on October 27, 2013
Comtemplation.  Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, October 2013.

Comtemplation. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, October 2013.

 

Pepper Face.  Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 inches, October 2013.

Pepper Face. Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 inches, October 2013.

 

Female profile Study.  Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, October 2013.

Female profile Study. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, October 2013.

August 2013

Posted on August 30, 2013
After the Thunderstorm. Oil on canvas board, 16 x 8 inches, August 2013.

After the Thunderstorm. Oil on canvas board, 16 x 8 inches, August 2013.

Portrait of Inky.  Oil on canvas, 16 x 18 inches, August 2013.

Portrait of Inky. Oil on canvas, 16 x 18 inches, August 2013.

Family of Bell Peppers.  Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches, July 2013.

Family of Bell Peppers. Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches, July 2013.

Wild Fennel of Sausalito.  Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, August 2013.

Wild Fennel of Sausalito. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, August 2013.

July 2013

Posted on July 28, 2013
Sunflower and Nectarines. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, July 2013. By Paul Hermann.

Sunflower and Nectarines. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, July 2013. By Paul Hermann.

Terry Chillin. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, July 2013.

Terry Chillin. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, July 2013.

Sausalito View Plein Air Study. 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

Sausalito View Plein Air Study. 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

View of Lands End Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

View of Lands End Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

Greg Plein Air Painting. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, July 2013.

Greg Plein Air Painting. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, July 2013.

Randall Park Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, July 2013.

Randall Park Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, July 2013.

Fort Funston Park Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

Fort Funston Park Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

Donner Lake Bridge Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

Donner Lake Bridge Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

Old Fence Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, July 2013.

Old Fence Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, July 2013.

Fog Over the Hill Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 3013.

Fog Over the Hill Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 3013.

Power Pole Next to Tree. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, July 2013.

Power Pole Next to Tree. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, July 2013.

Red Trees in Forest Plein Air. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

Red Trees in Forest Plein Air. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, July 2013.

June 2013: Small Landscape Studies

Posted on June 30, 2013

I have been doing many short (1-2 hour) landscape studies.  My focus has been mostly on color and value.

Deer Creek Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, June 2013.

Deer Creek Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, June 2013.

Presidio House Study.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 6 inches, May 2013

Presidio House Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 6 inches, May 2013

Sausalito Lunch Break Study.  Oil on canvas, 6 x 6 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break Study. Oil on canvas, 6 x 6 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 2.  Oil on cavas, 6 x 6 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 2. Oil on cavas, 6 x 6 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 3.  Oil on canvas, 5 x 7 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 3. Oil on canvas, 5 x 7 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 4.  Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 4. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 5.  Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, June 2013.

Sausalito Lunch Break 5. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, June 2013.

May 2013

Posted on May 26, 2013
Peering Thru - Study.  Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, May 2013.

Peering Thru – Study. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, May 2013.

 

 

Male Figure With Cloth. Oil on canvas, 24 x 16 inches, May 2013.

 

Presidio Trees.  Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, May 2013.

Presidio Trees. Oil on canvas, 12 x 9 inches, May 2013.

Red and Pink Tulips.  Oil on canvas, 16 x 8 inches, April 2013.

Red and Pink Tulips. Oil on canvas, 16 x 8 inches, April 2013.

Still Life with Burning Candle.  Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 inches, April 2013.

Still Life with Burning Candle. Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 inches, April 2013.

Presidio Radio Tower Station.  Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, May 2013.

Presidio Radio Tower Station. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, May 2013.

 

Sausalito Nature Road.  Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, May 2013.

Sausalito Nature Road. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, May 2013.

Male Figure Sketches.  Charcoal on paper, 11 x 14 inches, April 2013.

Male Figure Sketches. Charcoal on paper, 11 x 14 inches, April 2013.