Fall Roses

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The Russian River Rose Company has lovely roses, even in November at the far end of their season. A last hurrah,  

Dancing Dogwoods

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My husband bought a new dogwood for the side of the house – I love the white ones but this one has strangely formed pink blossoms and they looked like they were dancers to me.   SOLD      

Crayola Tulip

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I wanted a new challenge – and working on this parrot tulip gave me the opportunity to use what seemed all the colors in the rainbow.

Crush M.S. Grapes I

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The image comes from a photograph taken in Napa at a “Crush Multiple Sclerosis” fundraiser.  My son, unfortunately, suffers from MS, SOLD

Camassia

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This painting now lives with my son in Oregon. I am waiting for the camassias to come up in the garden again to see if I want to paint these wonderful flowers again. Giclees (archival pigment prints) available.  

Asa’s flowers

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My neighbor Asa celebrated his 90th birthday at a restaurant and this was one of the table decorations.  A lovely man, who is no longer with us, but I can remember him this way.  The variety and vibrancy reflect an incredible man, Asa Hanamoto.

Ambiguity

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The Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa had piles of weird and wonderful pumpkins, squashes and this one was just so interesting with all its bumps and roundness.  

Lake Oswego Poppies

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My friend moved to Lake Oswego in Oregon and while visiting her and her lovely garden, I was taken by all the poppies that were everywhere.  The seeds were sown by her granddaughter in wild abandonment but the effect was enchanting.   SOLD

Bon Marche Coffee

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We had the most marvelous lunch at the Bon Marche restaurant in Paris after a blissful tour of the Grand Epicerie…what delights.  The coffee was beautifully served with a heart shaped sugar cube perched on the cup.  Oh to relive the experience!   SOLD

Inverness View

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A favorite view of Inverness. Original NFS but giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

Waterlily I

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A tranquil water lily – speaks to so many. Original SOLD but giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

Bouquet

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A bouquet from a friend ends in a painting.   The flowers were in a jar wrapped in ribbons and I loved the different shapes and the light dancing on the flowers. Original and giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

End of Season Tomatoes

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The last of the tomatoes at the Russian River Rose Company…received an Honorable Mention award at the Marin County Fair, 2015.   Original and giclees (archival pigment prints) available.  

Shara’s Roses

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Shara’s roses grown in Concord. Original SOLD but giclees (archival pigment prints) are available.  

Sunlight and Roses

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Sunlight on the roses at the Portland Rose Garden. Original and giclees (archival pigment prints) available. Award of Merit, Napa Town & Country Fair, 2018 Ruth Alexander Stewart Award, Marin Watercolor Society, 2018 SOLD    

French Radishes

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Radishes from a French market. Original and giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

Persimmon Leaves I

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Received an Honorable Mention award at the Marin County Fair in 2013. Original NFS but giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

Portland Roses I

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The first of the Portland Rose Garden paintings. Original NFS but giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

Okey Dokey Artichokey

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My first artichoke – from a photo taken in Napa. Original SOLD but giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

Persimmon Leaves II

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The second of the Persimmon Leaves paintings. Original SOLD but giclees (archival pigment prints) available.  

Rose de Suresnes

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A visit to the home of a daughter of friends in Suresnes, outside Paris where this rose was growing on a trellis on the balcony. Original SOLD but giclees (archival pigment prints) available.

African Violets

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I loved the monumental quality of these small African violets. Original and giclees (archival pigment prints) available.