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Dotti’s Monterey Peninsula

If you walk down to the southern end of the Carmel Beach at the foot of Ocean Avenue and climb out on the rocks, this is the view you see. Pebble Beach is in the distance with its famous Pebble … Continue reading

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Dotti’s “Pants”

Time for another one of Mom’s paintings on the whimsical side. This painting is 21″ x 28″ which presents a commanding sight on view in a home, gallery or restaurant setting. Mom had it in several art shows in Davis … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Opening Day Parade

The New Year is here! To set an optimistic tone for 2017, I’m posting Dotti McPherson’s “Opening Day Parade”.  It’s bright and colorful and everyone onboard is looking forward to a great day ( and year, we hope) of sailing!

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Dotti’s Red Barn

We’re back on the East Coast in upstate New York to see Dotti McPherson’s next watercolor. “Red Barn” is the companion piece to “White Barn” which I posted on November 6th. I can just imagine all the hay stacked in … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Olive Tree

I love love love this painting! The country roads around here are often lined with olive trees. Most of them are old and gnarled into strange shapes. They often appear to have ancient wizened faces peering out of their trunks. … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Carmel Cliffs

Mom liked this watercolor she painted of the Carmel Cliffs so much that she kept it in the front hallway where it could be seen as you walked in the front door. She was happy with the colorful rocks, the … Continue reading

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Dotti’s “Stan Fishing”

I actually forgot to post a painting of Mom’s last Thursday. I was busy painting myself – imagine that! You could say that I was “Gone, Fishing” which would be an apt title for today’s post. Mom’s husband, Stan, was … Continue reading

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October 1: Sixteen in Thirty

I confess I’m amazed that I managed to paint, photograph, comment upon, and post (to Leslie Saeta’s Challenge page, my DaneArt Blog and my DaneArt FaceBook Page) THIRTY PAINTINGS in thirty days.  Just typing that sentence was exhausting!  My plan … Continue reading

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September 28: Rainy Day Succulents

Today is the last “Sketch Sunday” for the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge.  I thought I’d go outside to sketch since it was around 79 instead of 99 degrees for a change.  Besides the fact that Annie Cat tried … Continue reading

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Sept 26: Gufo

This is my pet ceramic owl Gufo. He flew here from Sicily in a wooden crate.  Gufo means “Owl” in Italian but I’m afraid this guy looks like a Japanese Manga owl with those BIG shiny eyes.  

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