'Lost in Lavender' - Noble Harvest Lavender Farm, Aptos, California - 30x30 inch - original oil, plein air painting on canvas.



I Love the Joy of Color
and the Poetry of Brushwork!

Contemporary California
Plein-air and
Studio Painter


- Let's Paint Tuscany in 2023! -

A Courageous Color Plein Air Workshop!

• JUNE 24th thru JULY 1st, 2023




Upcoming Events!

- Collector's Preview Event! -

SEPTEMBER 24th - 2022
Saturday from 12-4pm



Let's Paint Tuscany, Italy!


One Full Week •

JUNE 24th - JULY 1st, 2023

Bring a Friend!

(Early-bird Discounts available until September 1st, 2022.)


We will paint in an ancient medieval castle town, a walled Tuscan
village, a secluded monastery, perched above olive
groves, and alongside gentle rivers. We'll paint majestic views of the Tuscan alps and all around charming hillside villages.

Each painter, will choose on Wednesday, to visit either
Cinque Terra or Lucca for added excitement to the week-long
fun painting adventures!

'How to Design an exciting Painting,
Increase Your Color Courage,
How to Create Drama with Light and Color.
Learn Color Harmony &
How to Use Color Contrasting techniques!'

Here's your chance!

A perfect blend of Art & Adventure

with a delicious Italian immersion into

the creative and epicurian joys of life!


Join us for this bucket-list

Tuscany - Courageous Color

Plein Air Painting Workshop!

More Info.




Santa Cruz, California

Collector's Preview Studio Event
• Open Studios 2022!

Collector's Preview Studio Event!

• September 24th, 12-4pm


My Two Weekends Open Studios!

• October 8th-9th, Saturday & Sunday
• October 15th-16th, Saturday & Sunday

from 10am - 5pm

Santa Cruz, CA

Open Studios is
Produced by the Arts Council
of Santa Cruz County

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