Tag Archive 'Santa Cruz'

“Reflections” by Murray Wagnon 20″ x 16″ Oil I was painting with friends, but I decided, rather than paint the boats, I would paint a study of the reflections of the boats on the rippling water.

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“The Terrace Wall” by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil This 18×24 studio painting started life as an interpretation from a pencil sketch of a village scene by Camille Pissaro. As the image began to develop however, it decided to become a morning scene from a terrace overlooking the bay. Sometimes you’ve just got to […]

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“Ranch Outbuildings, Santa Teresa” by Murray Wagnon 12″ x 24″ Oil I enjoyed my painting “French Wheat”, so I decided to lend that interpretation to the ranch outbuildings on the hill behind my house.

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“On the Beach at Santa Cruz” by Murray Wagnon 14″ x 12″ Oil I have always enjoyed this festive Art Deco building. This is not the first time it has showed up in one of my paintings. The Coconut Grove Ballroom was one of the major Big Band Hot Spots on the west Coast, hosting […]

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“Catch The Wind” by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 12″ Oil A small sailboat race near the coast at New Brighton

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“Moss Landing Power” by Murray Wagnon 16″ x 16″ Oil I was painting with MBPAPA at Moss Landing. When I got there, I wanted to do this painting, but opted for a view of the boats in the harbor. . .it was OK. . .but I scrubbed it off, and did this painting of the […]

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“Elkhorn Slough” by Murray Wagnon 24″ x 10″ Oil I had about an hour or so one morning, before the MBPAPA Board meeting, and managed to get this view of Elkhorn Slough, looking in a northwesterly direction.

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“The Cliffs at Capitola” by Murray Wagnon 20″ x 10″ Oil This painting was done on a Saturday during the Capitola Art & Wine Festival. SOLD

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This is the only house on the coast side of West Cliff Drive

The house, perched on the small point of land, defying the forces of nature, to be the sole remaining house on the ocean side of the street.

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The Lighthouse at Pigeon Point on the coast of California

“Pigeon Point Lighthouse” by Murray Wagnon 20″ x 16″ Oil on Board This is a plein air painting of the Lighthouse at Pigeon Point, north of Santa Cruz, along the California Coast. SOLD

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