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Saturday, October 2, 2010

Windy Hawaiian Shores

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"Windy Hawaiian Shores"
Oil, 8" x 10"
$400.00 unframed.

I am on the beautiful island of Hawaii just north at Kona in the Mauna Lani area. The weather is beautiful and of course I wish I had more time to enjoy the incredible beach here at the hotel. But each morning I am able to take about a 75 minute walk along the shore and I must say ... what an incredible way to start out the day!
I had a chance to sneak over to Lahaina Galleries yesterday to see Darrell Hill's latest paintings. He is one of my favorite artists and I really enjoy seeing his art up close and personal. His colors are stunning and I just love his art. I will probably get back there again sometime this week to see his paintings again!
Finally I have to wish Stanford good luck today up in Eugene, OR. They have an interesting game today and the winner could easily be headed to the Rose Bowl. It sure would be fun to host a big Rose Bowl party this year if the Cardinal win! Keep your fingers crossed!


Paintings by Kadija said...

I LOVE the colors you used, this is stunning!!! Have a safe trip, and take a dip in the ocean for me.

Dreama Tolle Perry said...

I love your Hawaii paintings. So much that I am coming over myself to see if the color of the water is accurate..:)) Tee hee! Happy travels and I look forward to seeing some more of these paintings!!

Jen Beaudet said...

This is gorgeous. You really captured the feeling of that magical place. I love Kona. Have fun!

martinealison said...

Belle harmonie de couleurs... Appel au repos... je vous envie.

Unknown said...

This is beautiful! I saw it in the sidebar of Marian Fortunati's blog and had to come and check it out.

Marian Fortunati said...

Hi Leslie...
I know you're working, but it looks like you're having a bit of fun too!
Always love seeing your work!

Gary Keimig said...

this really does show wind. Nice work. A morning on the beach is a great way to start any day. Good for you.

Anonymous said...

Love the stormy effects here..the colors and the wind...all work! Enjoy the Hawaiian breezes my friend!

Anonymous said...

Julie Reagan here...Love your Hawaiian paintings. Gives me peace and joy just gazing at them!
Have a grand time and a safe trip home. Christine and I are still talking about the Pasadena workshop. It was just fabulous! J.

claire christinel said...

You've nailed those fabulous tropical colours of sea and sky. Beautiful!


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