When I lived in California in the 1960s thru 80s, I would take my pens and ink on my horse with me, and set up and paint. They dried quickly, and the horse was happy. He got to graze, while I painted. I lived in Simi Valley as a teenager when I painted this, back MANY moons ago. These Sunkist orange groves are long gone, turned into housing tracts and freeways, but the memories remain. This is probably why I painted it, they were doomed. I loved them. This is a small painting, about 12" by 14", on Arches watercolor paper, done in Pelican ink and watercolor.

I’ve had a camera in my hand since the old Swinger Camera days (remember those?). EVERYWHERE I go, my cameras go. My friends and family gave up trying to separate us a long time ago….But I’m relatively new to digital photography. I keep saying “Where have you been all my life…?” There are so many beautiful images on Red Bubble. I’m SO inspired!

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  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful painting…you are so talented!!!

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchabout 2 years ago

    Wow, what beautiful work!! And so wonderful that you got this down on paper before it was gone!

  • vigor
    vigorabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithabout 2 years ago

    Read your caption,…..I spent many a day in southern California in my youth,…..and it`s not nearly the beautiful place it was in my youth,…..This is a lovely creation you made of how things used to be,….

  • Laura E  Shafer
    Laura E Shaferabout 2 years ago

  • Lisa Knechtel
    Lisa Knechtelalmost 2 years ago

    Very picturesque. Nice composition.

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 2 years ago


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    flyrodalmost 2 years ago

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 2 years ago


    Your work is featured in the Realist Landscape Painting Group group.

    Beautiful work Wildest Person!
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  • Qnita
    Qnitaover 1 year ago

    2013/04/2013

    I need you to please read and participate in THIS FORUM

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