Zephyr Point (Finessed Photo)
🔍 This finessed photo was sourced in 2004 in Hudson, Florida. I was always enamored by the sun’s angle. Although the quality is degraded, I still feel it is worthy of display.
In 1961 I painted this oil of Mount Shuksan. I used a small photo in a magazine as my source. I had recently discovered that I could reproduce a subject quite accurately. It was then that I moved from paint-by-number to painting my own scenes. This was in color.
The Filoli estate is no less than astounding: Gardens, pools, walls, and foliage, not to mention the estate itself, comprise this Californi historic site.
Lake Tahoe witnessed a severely low lake level in the recent drought that ended in 2017. Now the exposed elements make for an unusual terrain. 🔍
The famous Santa Cruz Wharf is a nostalgic destination where, on the pier, seagulls circle the myriad restaurants accompanied by barking seals under the dock. 🔍
The Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, home to a marina clustered with various watercraft, offered this perspective. 🔍
The Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, home to a marina clustered with various watercraft, was rendered into this scintillating, artsy scene. 🔍
This classic view of Pier 39 and Alcatraz is one of the most recognizable San Francisco icons. I enjoyed fiddling with filters to obtain this artsy version of the original shot.
Yosemite Valley floods during the rainy season, leaving the impression that pools of water are permanent water features.
The Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, home to a marina clustered with various watercraft, was rendered into this scintillating, artsy scene.
San Francisco’s pier and marina are personified in Fisherman’s Wharf, ranking as one of the most famous destinations worldwide.
With the Bay Bridge as a stunning backdrop, China Basin, in San Francisco, offers this beautiful night scene, shot from the vantage of the third-floor walkway of the Giants Ballpark. This is another artsy, finessed version. See other version.