Tag Archive 'Flowers'

“The Wisteria Arbor at the Pacific House” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil This scene of the Wisteria Arbor at the Memorial Garden of the Pacific House was irresistable. I had to give it a try, and I am glad I did!

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“The Wisteria at the Pacific House” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil My friend Robert Lewis & I went out in search of a subject. When I saw this Wisteria shrub behind the Memorial Garden at the Pacific House, I had to try to capture the image.

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“White Rose II” by Murray Wagnon 24” x 18″ Oil This Studio painting was done from a smaller 14×11 plein air painting I did for the Soberanes Fire Victims Relief plein air event organized by our friend Erin Lee Gafill in conjunction with Venture Gallery in Monterey. I did this studio painting as a Demonstration […]

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“Bougainvillea” by Murray Wagnon 16” x 20″ Oil On another plein air outing with my buddy Robert Lewis, I found this Bougainvillea growing alongside of the adobe wall near the Bocce Ball courts by the Custom House in “Old Monterey”.

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“Yucca Blossoms at the Customhouse” by Murray Wagnon 14″ x 11″ Oil I captured these blossoming Yucca Trees at the garden of the Custom House in Monterey.

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“Window, Founder’s Day, Mission Carmel” by Murray Wagnon 11×14 Oil For the past several years, the Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association has been invited to paint on the mission grounds during their annual “Founder’s Day Celebration”. “Founder’s Day” at the mission is a grand celebration in the tradition of the Bar-B-Que’s reminiscent of the […]

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“The Arch at Mission San Juan Bautista” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil This was my first painting for the “Paint San Juan Bautista III” Event. As I was finishing, the groundskeeper came and cut off all of the branches in the foreground, which were giving me shade. Timing is everything.

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“Salinas Valley Lupine” by Murray Wagnon 12″ x 24″ Oil A bunch of friends from MBPAPA (Monterey Bay Plein Air Painter Association) were meeting along Highway 68 to paint the blooming Lupine. This was my interpretation of the rolling hills between Salinas and Monterey, under a heavy veil of Salinas Valley Lupine.

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“The Staircase at Mission Carmel” by Murray Wagnon 20″ x 16″ Oil Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association were invited to be part of the “Founder’s Day” celebration at the Carmel Mission. It was a gorgeous day, with a picturesque historic festival, complete with dancers in period costume, and an old fashioned bar-b-que, which really […]

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“The Livery Stables”” by Murray Wagnon 9″ x 12″ Oil This is the alley behind the Livery Stables in San Juan, as seen from the park across the street with rose bushes espalierd on the picket fence

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