Monthly Archives: May 2016

SNOWY EGRET – JAPANESE BRUSH PAINTING

Snowy Egret 5-26-2016 - 1 W

Took this photograph of a Snowy Egret in the tide pools in La Jolla.  Eel grass draped over the reef & the egret walks slowly, slowly looking for fish in the tide pools.  Japanese brush painting on rice paper with Holbein Antique Japanese watercolors. 13″ x 16″    

Snowy egret 5-15-2016 - 5 W

 

LA JOLLA IN MARCH – AN ARTIST’S JOURNAL BY-THE-SEA

LJ March 2016 - An Artists Art Journal By The Sea W

The month of March brings coastal fog, which sometimes can roll in so quickly that one second I can see the seals out on the reef rocks offshore & the next second it is all shrouded in fog.  The winter rains have made the blooming of red Aloe Vera flowers along the bluffs at the La Jolla Cove even more stunning than usual.  It’s a picture-perfect postcard photo op with aqua waves breaking onto the small beach with rugged sandstone bluffs in the background & the red-orange flower spikes in the foreground.  Hummingbirds flit among the Aloe Vera flowers & lap up the flower nectar like bees. Continue reading

LOTUS FLOWERS – JAPANESE BRUSH PAINTINGS

LOTUS FLOWERS – Japanese brush paintings on rice paper using Holbein Japanese Antique Watercolors.  12″ x 16″