- Thursday, August 6, 2015: Private Garden - members only. (Go to the "Paintsites Details" web page from the "Members Only Home Page" for details.)
- Thursday, August 13, 2015: Westwind Community Barn, Los Altos Hills.
- Saturday, August 18, 2015: Sunnyvale Baylands Park, Sunnyvale.
- Thursday, August 20, 2015: Warner Hutton House, Saratoga, and, after lunch, the Saratoga Library where we'll take in the "Shades of Summer" exhibit.
- Thursday, August 27, 2015: Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve, Palo Alto.
|Christine's painting of the Nina|
|John E's painting of the Nina.|
|Broncha painting a harbor scene.|
|Helen and Lisha|
|Lisha's preliminary sketch.|
|Lisha's finished painting.|
|Helen's preliminary sketch of two fishing boats.|
|But before she could start on her final painting, this little fellow begged to be painted by Helen ...|
|... so she included him (her?) in her finished painting.|
|Liz, Melanie, Marilyn and Lois painting boats and an otter.|
|Marilyn insisted the otter perform some tricks before she painted him (her?).|
|Lois' painting of the basin and the power plant (and the otter).|
|Melanie's unfinished painting of the boat basin and the power plant.|
The Old Salinas River was another popular subject:
|Kathy's painting of the west bank of the river.|
|Mary R.'s painting of the Old Salinas River|
|Nora's painting of the east bank of the river.|
|Nora's sketch of the southern portion of the east bank.|
|Sylvia's panoramic painting of the Old Salinas River. (Compare with Sylvia's 17 May, 2012, painting of the same area --- that distant grove of eucalypti still calls to her!)|
The little town is also picturesque ....
|Jenny's painting of the Whole Enchilada's nautically themed landscaping.|
|While Jenny painted, John T. sketched the same subject.|
|Jenny stuck with restaurants for this painting of the Haute Enchilada and its nautically themed landscaping.|
What we really made the long drive to Moss Landing for was ... lunch at Phil's
|Artists stretched as far as the eye can see at Phil's.|
After lunch, some headed back to the harbor while others headed to the beach...
|Kathy's after-lunch unfinished painting of a large yacht.|
|Nearby, this sleek yellow sloop caught Lois' attention ...|
|and Nora's ...|
|... and Christine's (unfinished painting).|
While others made their way to the beach ...
|Jenny's painting of Janice on the beach.|
|John T.'s sketch of the signs leading to the beach.|
|Sylvia painted the harbor and power plant from a high beach dune.|
|Marilyn's painting of the Elkhorn Slough jetties.|
|Brad's painting of happy people on the beach.|
Meanwhile back in the harbor ...
|John's afternoon painting of the power plant.|