Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dotti’s Country Mailboxes

    Mom enjoyed driving through the Yolo County farmland. She often drove to the neighboring towns of Woodland, Winters and Dixon. Sometimes we would explore the area together, looking for interesting views to paint. The town of Yolo, the … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Upper Sardine Lake

Upper Sardine Lake is on the Eastern side of the Sierras where the rock has a distinctly reddish cast which Mom focused on in this painting. She wanted to paint this lake because it was one of her husband Stan’s … Continue reading

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Dotti’s High Mountain Lake

  When I look at this painting of Mom’s, it reminds me of hiking cross country to a cirque lake in the High Sierras that was still partially frozen over in mid July. The ice was breaking up and was … Continue reading

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Yolo ByPass Fall Color

Our paint-out group was invited by the Yolo Basin Foundation to paint in an area of the Yolo ByPass not normally open to the public. ¬†They were encouraging us to paint something for their “Bucks for Ducks” fundraiser coming this … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Oregon Coast

Mom took many trips along the Oregon Coast. The rugged coastline with its many “Sea Stacks” appealed to her greatly and they show up in quite a few of her paintings. She was particularly pleased with this painting because it … Continue reading

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