Sunday, May 30, 2010

Backyard Shadows

One of the group of plein-air painters called the "Desert Brush Strokes" invited us over to paint in his backyard. I zeroed in on these rocks under the tree and was captured by the shadows beneath.
This measures 8"x10" on quality archival canvas board and sells for $495. You are welcome to subscribe to my newsletter. The next one will have an exciting tidbit in it.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Vacation Memories

My daughter, Corrina, and I spent such a lovely vacation together several years back at this gorgeous tropical island in the Caribbean where the Rockefeller's used to hang out. The canoes where THAT colorful! Talk about being pampered.
I just posted six others on my web site: WWW.GERIACOSTA.COM
This 10"x8" study on quality, archival canvas sells for $495.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

OPA Studio Painting Entry

We had only a few hours to paint for the Oil Painters of America Show and this is the result. After seeing it at a later date, I can see where I would have made some changes. It is what it is.
Measuring 14"x11" on quality canvas board, it is titled, "Studio Floral".

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Oil Painters of America's Studio Painting Entry

Back from an intense art week in Scottsdale. This is the unfinished piece that got entered into the studio show. You can view the finished piece in the next blog entry. Those roses are from my garden, by the way. Thanks for viewing, my friends.