Monthly Archives: February 2017

Dotti’s Carmel River Beach Surf

There are only a few more paintings by my Mother, Dotti Rix McPherson that I have to share with you. I saved the best for last! This view is from the north end of the Carmel River Beach looking across … Continue reading

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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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Don & Woody

I don’t know why I don’t spend more time sketching portraits. I enjoy the process and marvel at the way the slightest tilt of eyebrow or corner of the mouth can thoroughly change the expression and character of a subject. … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Arch Rock

This painting is another one of Dotti’s acrylics on canvas done in a watercolor style. It’s a family favorite with something for everyone! I love the sparks of color in the wet sand and the flock of birds the casual … Continue reading

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