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Bora Bora, South Pacific

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The paintings here are from my travels around the world. Many I painted on location while standing outdoors in the elements of whatever nature was deciding to give me on those days: cold-hot-windy-rainy. . . . Always memorable, even thrilling,  terrific experience. There are others paintings, however, I would finish inside my studio.
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Papeete, Tahiti

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**Scroll to bottom on this page to view two videos of me on location.

"Night at the Kinneret"

oil on canvas 16in. x 36in. $1,600.00

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It was a serene night as I stood out there.

"Spiritual High"

oil on canvas  25in. x 30in. $1,600.00

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Clouds make for beautiful sunsets. It's wonderful standing outside and viewing this.

"Busselton, Australia"

oil on canvas 16in. x 20in. $800.00

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A fascinating place to be painting in.

"The Spirits of Nature"

oil on canvas  14in. x 40in.  $2,000.00

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Caught the sunrise early enough to paint the  dissipating night clouds.

"Dead Sea Storm"

oil on canvas 16in. x 40in.  $2,000.00

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An amazing experience watching weather and painting it simultaneously.

" The Dead Sea, Israel"

oil on canvas  20in. x 28in. $1,200.00

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Magnificent austere beauty

"Heat Over Kinneret"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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As I painted I felt the intense heat rising around me.

"Protecting Lion Spirit"

oil on canvas 16in. x 36in. $1,800.00

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I could feel his presence when looking up at that sky.

"Moon Over the Ocean"

oil on canvas 14in. x 30in. $1,200.00

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I captured this beautiful Harvest Moon

" Lazy Hazy Beach Day"

oil on canvas 16in. x 20in.  $ 800.00

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 It turned out to be a very cool and foggy day.

"Moody Atmosphere"

oil on canvas 16in. x 32in. $1,600.00

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There is always a chance of being rained on, but then again it may not, so outside I go.

"Night Rider"

oil on canvas  16in. x 30in. $1,600.00

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Yes, I  saw that jockey riding his horse in those clouds1

"Feel the Warmth"

oil on canvas  20in. x 36in.  $1,800.

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The energy outside was palpable.

"Protective Lion Spirit"

oil on canvas 16in. x 36in. $1,800.00

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I saw his image right there where the sun shined through.

"Israeli Yellow Sunset"

oil on canvas 21in. x 30in. $1, 500.00

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Hot sunset temperatures contrasted by the cool night air     

"Rocks off Lake Kinneret"

oil on canvas 20in. x 30in. $1,500.00

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This was a nice quiet area of the lake.

"Night Riders over Israel"

oil on canvas 24in. x 36in.  $2,000.00

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As night storms were dissipating, I saw these incredible forms up there in those clouds!

"Spirit of the Ocean"

oil on canvas  16in. x 36in.  $1,600.00

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A blowing breeze so delightful out there.

"Night Clouds Greeting               Morning Sun"

oil on canvas  14in. x 36in.  $1,300.00

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I see characters in the clouds I observe a lot.

"Faroe Island Hillside"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Amazing to be painting so much beauty

"Shetland Island"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Hiked miles for this incredible sight. Was a cold blustery, rainy day so thrilled to have exprienced!

"Melbourne, Australia"

oil on canvas 16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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This location was at the Kings Domain Gardens

"Longyearbyen, Iceland"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Standing on the stern of our ship painting this stark, beautiful sight on a cold frigid day outside.  So much fun!

"Nova Scotia, Canada"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Quixotic weather made my choice what to paint quickly. In few days later we heard a hurricane hit this area.

"Papeete, Tahiti"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Stood on stern of ship to capture this perfect view of the harbor.

"Penshurst- England"

oil on canvas  14in. x 16in.  $600.00

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Penshurst Place seen in the background has so much history. King Henry VIII, Queen Anne of Cleves, etc. Fascinating location to paint in.

"Alesund, Norway"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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A charming place indeed.  Friendly people

"Akuryri, Iceland"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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We walked to this higher elevation  to paint. Realizing I'd forgotten my brushes, I panicked but, then removed my cloth hairband  and proceeded to paint.  only brush! It worked!!

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"Skjolden, Norway"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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When on location I tape my canvas to a board and then keep walking till I find the perfect spot. ** I had to pack up quickly from this location because my ship was soon to leave the port.

"View off of Papeete, Tahiti"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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In the distance I painted the mystical island of Moorea.

"Tauranga, New Zealand"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Sheep sensed a storm approaching fast. I only had a few minutes to capture this scene before they left quickly!

"Waihieki, New Zealand"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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I painted just outside their winery, then cleaned up  went inside, enjoyed lunch with a glass of their wine!

"Faroe Island Farm"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Windy and frigid outside, finger tips felt frozen, but so happy just being there in this moment in time. I chose to ignore any discomfort because of this amazing beauty in front of me.

"Stormy Weather in Florida"

oil on canvas  16in. x 40in.  $1,800.00

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After a storm the ocean breeze cools down becoming delightful.

"Geiranger Fjord, Norway"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Standing on the starboard side of the ship, as it slowly glided by, I painted this wonderful view out on the deck.

"Twilight in Tzfat, Israel"

oil on canvas   16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Tzfat is an old ancient mystical magical, spiritual city,  birth place of Kabbalah.

"Storm at Sea"

oil on canvas  25in. x 30in.  $1,600.00

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I love painting outside right after a storm.

"Darwin, Australia"

oil on canvas  14in. x 16in.  $500.00

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Standing on a cliff over looking such a serene sunset, was just perfect.

"Broome, Australia"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Even though I was warned to watch out for crocodiles as I painted, my attention was on the beautiful red sand in front of me.

"Moloka'i, Hawaii"

oil on canvas   14in. x 16in.  $500.00

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This location on Maui was down below two store fronts with many tourists walking by above. I was hidden enough that I was not seen and left to paint undisturbed.

" Bora Bora-Matira Beach"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Shade everywhere except where I needed to stand for this visual. Was hot out, but necessary to accomplish this painting- so worth it, too!

"Napier, New Zealand"

oil on canvas   16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Beautiful black sand- what a memorable place to stand and paint.

"Huahine, Tahiti Pasture"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.   $800.00

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Here I painted two paintings from where I stood. On my right were these cows and to my left this beautiful water inlet.

"Huahine, Tahiti Inlet"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.    $800.00

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Here I painted two paintings from where I stood. On my left was this beautiful water inlet. On my right were these free roaming very happy cows.

"Maui, Hawaii"

oil on canvas   12in. x 16in   $400.00

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"Raiatea, Tahiti"

oil on canvas  16in. x 29in.  SOLD

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Tahitian's were diving into this crystal clear water near me. In the distance is the island Moorea.

"Moorea, Tahiti"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Such a beautiful idyllic place to be standing in and painting.

"Dusk in Fernie"
, BritishColumbia

oil on prepared paper  22in. x 30in.  $2,800.00 Must be framed under glass.

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As I stood on this hiking trail, I noticed those golden colors of the sunset shining through these trees.

"Dawn in Fernie, British Columbia"

oil on prepared paper  22in. x 30in.  $2,800.00  Must be framed under glass.

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Me and my Jack Russell turned around to see a bear approaching slowly towards us.  I put everything in the car quickly, the bear came and I watched him stand up and roar.

"Evening in Fernie, British Columbia"

oil on prepared paper  22in. x 30in.  $2,800.00  Must be framed under glass.

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"Hobart, Tasmania"

oil on canvas  16in. x 29in.  $800.00

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Behind me a film crew from our ship was filming me as I painted this.

"Dunedine, New Zealand"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.   $800.00

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This was such a fun hike up the mountain area and to have the ability to stay and paint there.

"Perth, Australia"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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There are tourists who do not respect boundaries of others. As I painted, someone's camera was placed on my shoulder who then photographed this painting without my permission. Audacity!

"Napier, New Zealand"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Hiked a few hours up into a community of homes that all seemed to have these beautiful views.

"Busselton, Australia"

oil on canvas  16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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Ship docked far out with us walking the longest peer I'd ever seen. I began painting this immediately once on land. a beautiful sight.

"Storm Approaching"

oil on canvas   16in. x 20in.  $800.00

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There's always an excitement when a storm is approaching.

"Anticipation"  Venice, Italy"

oil on canvas  38in. x 48in.  $5,000.00

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" Venetian Delivery" Italy

oil on canvas  30in. x 40in.  $4,000.00

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"Venetian Quiet Time"

oil on canvas  24in. x 48in.  $4,000.00

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You can always count on the quiet sounds in Venice when near the water's edge or when on the water.

"Narrow Passage, Venice

oil on canvas  24in. x 48in.  $4,000.00

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I see visual romance every where I look.

"Venetian Transport"

oil on canvas   24in. x 36in.

  $3,900.00

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Venetian visual beauty is endless.

"Across the Canal inVenice"

oil on canvas  18in. x 24in.  $1,500.00

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So charming!

"Venetian Appealing"

oil on canvas  18in. x 24in.  $1,500.00

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This beautiful home behind that door has a dachshund waiting to go on his walk soon.

"Venetian Ripple"

oil on canvas  11in. x 14in.  $500.00

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The water reflections transform realism into abstract art as a boat's motion cuts through it.

            "Double Take"
Venice  San Marco Square

oil on canvas  24in. x 36in.  $1,800.00

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People watching is entertaining, and there was certainly so much to watch at San Marco Square.

Location: Akuryri, Iceland

Hiked several miles up the mountain only to discover I had forgotten all my paint brushes! Perseverance I have!

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  *Painting out on location*

I have painted in some of the most beautiful areas of the world. Iceland, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Bora Bora, Norway, Israel, England, Faroe Islands, and so many more. These two videos show my complete and dedicated enthusiasm to painting outdoors on location, whenever possible.  Yet there are other times I have to paint in my studio. Outside I use the Plein Air technique, meaning all is painted outside.  The weather can be quixotic. However, in one case in Akuryri, Iceland, I forgot to bring my paint brushes to paint with! There's always a solution to any problem when out on location, the artist simply has to find one.  "Necessity is the mother of invention."
Appenzell, Switzerland

I started painting the distant mountains and looked up to see these gentle curios cows moving in towards me. How lucky I was!

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