San Francisco Bay area - February 2010


Heather Halpern
Coit Tower viewed from 884 Union St., San Francisco


Prabha Narayanan
 Hyde St., San Francisco, CA, United States
Watercolor painting,  paper size is 5 x 9 inches


Rebecca Watkins
278 Noe Street


Chelsea Bednar
China Street


Susan M. Moore
Coit Tower, San Francisco


Rock Kyndl
"Iceland"
2727 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA


Judi Franzak


Rosa Phoenix
"View of San Francisco from Treasure Island"
Crayon and color pencil drawing


Diana K. Hansen
Philz's Coffee Shop, Mission District
3101 24 St., San Francisco, CA
 Watercolor and Ink


July Zino
Gorgas Avenue, watercolor


Nithya Swaminathan


Vic Lam
1259 Bay Street


Leslie
365 Hyde & Pine, 6" x 5 3/4"
Pencil, Sharpie, and Derwent Watercolour Pencils on paper


Rebecca Wang
488 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA
Oil on 10 x 7 paper


Grant Thomas
Ferrari of San Francisco
595 Redwood Highway


Marsha Baker


Phil Holt
"Work in Progress"
976 Kearney Street
16 x 12, oil on canvas


Margaret Bednar
Monterey Blvd, San Francisco, CA


"Artist"
Chalk drawing
Beach off Grand Highway, San Francisco, CA


Margaret Parker
Wasteland on 1660 Haight St.
Charcoal on paper


Carol Adamec
View of the Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge seen from E Road, Sausalito, CA


Melissa Guensler
Hagiwara Tea Garden, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco


Kelly Benefield


Becky Drees
New Light Church
Martin Luther King Jr. Way / Parker Street
Berkeley, CA
6x6, oil on canvas


Sarah Scott
Marina Boulevard


Suzanne Queen
5th & H Streets, San Rafael, CA
7 in x 9 in Watercolor


Yevgenia Watts


Toni Henneman
San Francisco Church
5 x 7, Watercolor


Savvy's Child
"Javowitz St., San Francisco, CA"


Pat Koscienski
Mt. Hamilton Road, San Jose, CA


Julie Bloch
Sheridan Street, The Presidio California


Al Woodford
Telegraph Hill
 8 x 8 inches, ink & watercolor


Alissa Duke
Ghirardelli chocolate shop in Larkin Street, San Francisco


Melissa Guensler
"The Kibitzer"
704 Bridgeway, Sausalito


William Cook
Spring Valley Road
Acrylic, 6 x 12


Christin Watts
Before Lunch
Stinking Rose, San Francisco, CA


Jim Bumgarner


Jan Werdin
550 The Embarcadero
The Waterfront Restaurant & Cafe


Jeanne Bruneau
Olema-Bolinas Road, looking east over the lagoon
 Pastel on Richeson Premium paper, 8.5" x 11.5"


Chris Jones
102 Kent Road, Shelter Cove


Suzanne Queen
 Alexander Ave Bridge, Larkspur, CA
 9 in x 12 in Watercolor


Carolee Clark
"Working Man's Truck"
550 Berry St., San Francisco
10" x 10", acrylic on canvas


Robin Roberts


Lynn Babineau
Watercolor, 5" x 7"


Mary Sheehan Winn
Barbary Coast Road


Nancy Van Blaricom
48 6th Avenue, San Francisco, California


Noah Konsavage, age 12
"St. Francis Yacht Club Clock"


Carolyn Pappas
Shoreline Highway 1, Bolinas, CA
Mixed media


Angela Sullivan
2452 Bay Street, "The Willow"


Jana Bouc
Telegraph Avenue at Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Watercolor on Arches CP


Nancie Johnson
Lombard Street
Acrylic on canvas, 9x12


Sherry Massey


Gemma
Palace of Fine Arts on Baker Street


Jeanne Bruneau
Cafe Zoetrope, in the Sentinel Building,
corner of Kearny & Columbus, San Francisco.
 Pastel on Richeson Premium paper, 8.5" x 11.5"


Murilo Romeiro
Black Pen Staedtler 0,8 mm over paper, 11" x 17"


Linnette Johnson
72 Anselmo Avenue, San Francisco Bay
 Acrylic, 10 x 14


Chris Gentes
Haight Ashbury
 6x9 watercolor


Marion Corbin Mayer
Near Half Moon Bay, CA


Carol Bonomo


William Cook
Marina Blvd.


William Cook
Spring Valley Rd.
Acrylic, 11 x 14


Helen Gutfreund
Palo Alto, CA: Baylands Park
9" x 7", oil on canvas


Sylvia J. Larsen
1506 Church Street, SFO
Watercolor, 5" x 7"


Alain J. Godbout
701 Filbert St. in San Francisco


Shanah Cole
Lombard Street with view of Coit Tower
12 x 16, acrylic on canvas sheet


Brandy Harrington
San Francisco suburban skyline
5 x 7 inches, acrylic on hardboard panel


Barbra Joan
San Francisco. -" Lincoln Blvd."
 Watercolor


Linettalee
"Wired"
2352 30th Ave., San Francisco
Watercolor on 140# cp, approx. 8 1/2" x 11 1/2"


Scott Clugstone
Embarkadero
Acrylic, ink, collage, and watercolor markers


Sherry Thurner
Sycamore Street, Mission District, San Francisco
Acrylic


Jeanne Bruneau
"Kiki Supermarket, 1178 Powell Street"
Pastel on Richeson Premium paper, 8" x 11"


Carol DeMumbrum
Masonic St., San Francisco
 6"x 6" oil on board


Bonnie McBride
1308 Van Ness Ave.
Watercolor and ink


Carolee Clark
"Florida & 22nd"
10" x 10", acrylic on canvas


Charlene Brown
Golden Gate Bridge


Teresa Houston
Market Street in San Francisco


Nancie Johnson
On the Corner of Haight & Ashbury
Acrylic on canvas, 9x12


Preston King
17" x 21", soft pastel on Uart p500 paper


Barbra Joan
The "Ribbon Tree", Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA
Watercolor


Jim Bumgarner
"The Hungry I Club on Broadway"
San Francisco


Joan Tavolott
"Steiner Street Charm"
7 x 10 watercolor and ink


Martine Pittet
Conzelman Road, Mill Valley, CA
Watercolour


Cathy Gatland
Beach Rd., Belvedere, CA
Watercolour, 297x210 mm


Byannick
1122 Washington Street,  San Francisco, CA
oil on board,  12x9"


Carol Bonomo


Nancy Goldman
Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco




Noah Konsavage , age 12
"Pedestrian Way looking at Golden Gate"
Colored pencils


Claire Beadon Carnell
Hill Lane, Napa, California
 Oil   6 x 12


Gillian Mowbray
Barbary Coast Trail
Watercolour pencils


Denise Clardy
8 x 10, Watercolor and Ink
Ben & Jerry's at the corner of Haight & Ashbury


Justine Valla
Ocean View, Beach Park Blvd. and Marlin, Foster City, CA


Laura Starrett


Cathie Tonkins
Greenwich St. / Buchanan St., San Francisco, CA
Motel Capri, 8" x 10", acrylic


Bonnie McBride
Inktense pencils, 6x9 watercolor paper


Jeanne Grant
12046 Tesla Road, Livermore, CA
5" x 12"


Rosa Phoenix
"Victorian Jungle"
 Crayon and color pencil drawing


Sketch Gurl


Charlotte Tanner



Melissa Guensler
48 Grattan St., San Francisco -- Then and Now
(My husband, his two younger brothers,
their mother and grandmother on Easter Sunday 1952.)


Carolee Clark
"Mira Vista Ave."
582 Mira Vista Ave., Oakland, CA
10" x 10", acrylic on canvas


Suzanne Queen
Sir Francis Drake Statue
 East Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, California
 9 in x 12 in Gouache


Bill Guffey
"Escape", 22" x 28", oil on linen


Our February paintout is the
San Francisco Bay area, California.

Open for participation from
February 1st till February 28th.


View Larger Map

You'll find an interactive map of the San Francisco Bay area above, though you can't access the little yellow pegman from that map. Use the link below it "View Larger Map", and the map will appear on your monitor; drag the little Yellow Man onto the map, let go while he's over a blue area, and start exploring. Find an interesting subject/area. Change it all you want. Or paint it straight up as you see it. Instructions are in the sidebar to the right. Any questions, ask 'em in the comments or email me directly.

It's our birthday! 
February is our one year anniversary, which is why we are in the Bay area this month, in honor of Google Maps and their team. Without the Street View technology this little blog wouldn't be here.

After the island of Corsica this metropolitan area might be a culture shock to some, which is why we are including the entire SF Bay area, so that those who do not want to paint urban can still find ample opportunities for wonderful landscapes in the surrounding hills and beaches. The area is quite large, but still comparable to Corsica's length from north to south. Our borders are from Santa Rosa to the north, San Jose to the south, and Antioch to the east.

Thanks again to Google, as they have given their permission for artists to use Street View as a reference for paintings that can then be sold without fear of copyright infringement.

And thank you, artists, for participating.

Remember, participation is open to all levels of artistic ability.

NOW LET'S HAVE SOME FUN!

 
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