Cliffhanger

Near Yachats, Oregon, wildflowers, rocks and craggy cliffsides are just as fun to paint as the great blue ocean herself. With winds that blow year-round and an abundance of rain, the Oregon coast is not for the faint of heart, but it is for the lover of wild nature....

On a Beach

One of the very special things about the Oregon Coast is the abundance of creeks and rivers that flow out of the coastal range and create small estuaries on the sandy beaches. The fresh water provides habitat for whole communities of plants and wildlife. I enjoyed...

Rocky

I painted these coastal scenes in plein air at the Oregon Coast through an annual event that artist Eric Sandgren sponsors every year. He conducts workshops and invites all plein air painters to come and join at the various locations. Painting with a group adds to the...

Irelands’ Lighthouse

In Gold Beach, on the Oregon Coast, I stayed at a hotel and RV park called the Irelands. This reproduction lighthouse was visible from my balcony, and it made a nice subject for a painting! Knife-painted on 16″x12″ canvas $500 © “Copyright” 2013 Silvia...

Gold Beach

On a short trip to Gold Beach, I painted the view from our hotel balcony as a storm rolled in. One curious seagull hung out nearby – requesting food or maybe just looking for artistic insight! Knife-painted oil on 14″x 18″ canvas. $650 © “Copyright”...

Sunny Gold Beach

The Oregon coast is one of the most remote and unpopulated coastlines in the continental U.S. Wind and rain are always a possibility, but even in the winter there are days that make the heart sing because the water is so blue and the breezes are so mild. Needless to...

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