Painting is one of the most challenging endeavors. With every subject, and every painting there are new challenges and lessons learned. I think of each painting as a new experiment. This journal documents the journey.
The desert in the Anza-Barrego wilderness is harsh and unforgiving. It can also be other-worldly and hauntingly beautiful.
This pretty cove is part of Crystal Cove park and is breathtaking.
In the San Bernardino Mountains, just above Redlands, the Santa Ana River flows along a narrow gorge. The stones in the river are worn smooth, and the shrubs are filled with color.
As the Santa Ana River passes through Redlands it widens drastically, allowing for a beautiful view of the San Bernardino mountains.