Sunday, March 24, 2013

First Spring Daffodils

12x12 inches - oil on canvas

Just a week after a big snow, these daffodils were out reaching for the sun. I knew there would be many more so I picked them for a painting. Remember the scene in the movie Dr. Zhivago, when Spring came and the fields were full of daffodils? I love that scene!

Friday, March 15, 2013

Sun Sparkled Boulders

24x18 oil on canvas

My Dad and I hiked up to the top of St. Joseph's Shrine on a beautiful warm February day. While hiking down, I turned and saw these back-lit granite boulders and cactus with the sunlight sprinkling through.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Skull Valley Garage, AZ

30x24 oil on canvas

There are two ways to travel from Prescott to Yarnell. If I go Iron Springs Road, I travel through Scull Valley and Kirkland. There is never much traffic on this road, so I stopped in the road and took this photo of the garage in Fall. The old reddish pink gas pumps are always a delight to spy when I round this corner.