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Timber Cove

 

Laguna Cloudscape

 

 

Laguna 1

 

 

Laguna 2

 

Posts

Original Paintings: Seascapes

Linda works in a variety of media, including oil pastel, soft pastel, colored pencil, water-soluble colored pencil, pen & ink, & graphite. Sometimes she combines media, such as in her series of "mini" paintings, where she uses water-soluble colored pencil with pen & ink & gouache.

Being skilled with many different media gives Linda a tremendous amount of freedom to express herself & to communicate with her viewers. For example, in Peonies, she specifically wanted to communicate the fluffy - yet volumetric - quality of the flowers in a rather large composition, so she chose Sennelier oil pastels because of their full-bodied creaminess. On the other hand, the depiction of texture required for her rendering of Gargoyle was better handled by colored pencil on vellum bristol board.

Wavescape
Oil pastel
9x18"
$515 framed (includes shipping & handling)
This painting is the first in a new series that Linda calls "wavescapes." 

Framed

Monterey Bay
Oil pastel
12x18"
$650 framed (includes shipping & handling)
After spending a day taking photos of the dramatic coastlines of Big Sur & the 17-Mile Drive, Linda & her husband Tom returned to Monterey for dinner & came upon this lovely, peaceful scene of boats moored at Fisherman's Wharf.

Framed

Timber Cove - SOLD
Oil pastel
19x30"
Timber Cove is located near Jenner & Bodega Bay on California's Sonoma Coast.  Linda's goal here was to capture the movement of the water with no reference to either land or sky.


Laguna Cloudscape
Soft pastel
8.5x19"
$490 framed (includes shipping & handling)
This sunset in Laguna Beach, California greeted Linda & her husband Tom from their hotel window one evening. The peach clouds hanging in front of the turquoise sky were just irresistible!

Framed

Laguna 1
Graphite
6x10"
$510 framed (includes shipping & handling)
A cloudy day at the beach: A perfect example of when color is not needed to "tell the story." The center of interest is the wave action. The beach is empty, but the sand bears the marks of many feet & the wheels of the beach patrol jeep.

Framed


Laguna 2
Graphite
6x10"
$510 framed (includes shipping & handling)
With the very same vantage point as in Laguna 1, but on a different day, here the action is in the sky: The setting sun breaks through the clouds, sending out crepuscular rays & ricocheting off the water blindingly.

Framed


Posts
Pastel
16x16"
$815 framed (includes shipping & handling)
This scene is from Indian Shores in Florida, near Tampa. Linda was walking on the beach at sunset when she came upon these posts near the water's edge. The verticality of the slightly mysterious posts contrasts nicely with the flatness of the horizon & water.

Framed