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Everywhere, All At Once
When I lived on the Mendocino coast I walked on the beach daily. The coast there is wild, the waves are powerful and the currents are strong. The rock formations are unique there, something about their shape and what they are made of create a distinct water display. As the waves crash over the rocks the water streams down the rocks, following time-worn crevices. I was mesmerized by these continuously changing waterfalls, the more I watched them the more I wanted to do a painting featuring them. I titled this painting "Everywhere, All At Once" because the water is going in every direction, there are five types of water movement in this painting. I loved the challenge of capturing the explosive power and chaos of the ocean breaking on the northern California coast.
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Everywhere, All At Once

Limited Edition Giclée Print $300

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Everywhere, All At Once” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Everywhere, All At Once
Watercolor on Paper    21" x 29.5"
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Rise and Fall
This painting depicts a small slip of beach between large rocks as a wave rolls in. I was captivated watching the force and pattern of the water as it rushed in to the beach through this narrow space. I wanted to capture the subtlety of the whitewater, as well as the riot of activity as the wave splashed onto the rocks. I painted this on white silk. In order to preserve the white spaces for the water I had to paint in reverse. I started with painting only what was not the wave, carefully painting the edges of the water, the shadows, but not the whitewater itself. It was an interesting and challenging process. I titled this painting "Rise and Fall", acknowledging the Pacific waves that mirror the rhythm of all of life.
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Rise and Fall

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Rise and Fall
Watercolor on Silk    24" x 17"
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Smithereened
Observing the movement and patterns of water is a favorite pastime of mine. There are so many paintings of the ocean and breaking waves, many of them featuring the classic barrel wave. I am into depicting familiar scenes in ways that are different or unexpected. I wanted to paint the kind of wave explosion that creates a fine mist, where the wave is no longer one solid shape, but has become countless particles of water. I wanted the viewer to almost feel the moisture coming off of this wave, and feel the pull of the water around their ankles as the water is drawn back out.
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Smithereened

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Smithereened
Watercolor on Paper    15" x 22"
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Salmon Creek
This is a small hamlet of houses tucked between the outlet of Salmon Creek and the Pacific Ocean. Driving north on Highway 1 there is a bridge that looks directly across the creek to this cluster of homes. I was struck by this spot, it evoked something in me. When I lived in Bodega Bay I would often stop by the bridge and spend time looking at this fishing village lost in time kind of place. This painting is on silk, and is one of my most detailed reflection studies. I spent days making tiny strokes to create the reflection of the houses and the sky on the water. It became almost abstract as I worked on it. The best review I had of this painting was when it was hanging at an art show in Marin County. I was standing near the painting when a group of school children walked up to it. They didn’t know I was the artist and talked excitedly about the piece. They started imagining things about the houses, stories, and wonderings. I stood there and thought Yes, this is it! This is genuine. The painting is setting off their imagination.
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Salmon Creek

Limited Edition Giclée Print $250

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Salmon Creek
Watercolor on Silk    18" x 31"
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Napali
This painting was inspired by walking the Napali coast trail on the north shore of Kauai. It had rained recently and the trail was muddy as it wound its way through the jungle. Walking beneath trees with large green leaves, in the shade and humidity, the pungent smell of vegetation enveloped me. Then, a bright clearing as I came around a bend. The sun was out briefly, casting its light long across the ocean. The water was lit up closest to the coastline, adding extra drama to the points of land. It was one of those quintessential Hawaiian days, the weather was changing every few minutes. Each time the sun came out from behind the clouds it changed the entire look and feel of the coastline. This is what I wanted to convey in this painting.
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Napali

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Napali
Watercolor on Silk    20.5" x 16"
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Tunitas
This is a special place, close to my heart. When I go there I feel the power of nature, the connectedness of all of life. The cliffs are very tall, rising straight up from the beach. There is a wildness to the place, an untouched quality. After one of my visits to this beach I drove to a lookout spot above it. There I found an old piano placed on the edge of the cliffs. I sat down and played for a few minutes in that most unlikely situation. It was humorous and delightful to hear the sounds of the old piano floating out over the cliffs above the ocean.
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Tunitas

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Tunitas
Watercolor on Paper    15" x 22"
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Timber Cove

There is a special place on the northern California coast called Timber Cove. Here the sandstone rocks form a sculptural wonderland of forms, shaped by the weather and time. Patches of wildflowers grow out of the crevices, catching the flow of water as it runs down the rocks to the sea. Over the years I have visited Timber Cove many times, taking photos, jumping from rock to rock, and reveling the beauty all around me. This is the first painting that I did of this unusual point on the Sonoma Coast.

Benjamin Bufano erected his final work, “Peace Obelisk”, on the sandstone cliffs at Timber Cove. It is a major accomplishment. Unfortunately, because of the eroding coastline, it’s future is uncertain.

If you are driving on Highway 1 I suggest you stop here and wander the cliffs and beach. The cliffs are a fantastic opportunity for photographers.

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Timber Cove

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Timber Cove
Watercolor on Silk    24" x 15"
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Timber Cove II
This is one of our favorite spots on the Sonoma Coast. The drama of light on these large sandstone rocks is quite intriguing. The rocks have been carved, worn, eroded and polished through time and the pressure of weather. Against the backdrop of the blue Pacific the yellow rock is punctuated with deep shadows. This was my second Timber Cove painting, and I bet you that there are more to come.
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Timber Cove II

Limited Edition Giclée Print $250

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Timber Cove II” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Timber Cove II
Watercolor on Silk    30" x 17.5"
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Reflection on Pudding Creek
Pudding Creek meets the Pacific at Fort Bragg in Mendocino County. There is an old wooden train trestle that crosses over it and provides bird’s-eye views of the beach below. When the tide is low water stands very still on the beach and reflects the sky above the ocean like a mirror.
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Reflection on Pudding Creek

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Reflection on Pudding Creek” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Reflection on Pudding Creek
Watercolor on Silk    26.5" x 13.5"
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Wandering a Nameless Stream
Did you ever spend time wandering in the woods or the mountains with no destination or purpose in mind? I loved doing this as a child, it was something I did often, and I called it “wandering time”. Sometimes, I would find a special spot, and I would linger there to take in the small details and feel of it. Other times I would walk slowly and quietly, not stopping, but at a pace where I was engaged with my surroundings. Not thinking, just being alive in the wilderness. This was delightful to me. This painting is an imagined place, inspired by that wandering activity. I wanted to put the viewer at a bugs-eye view, as if you were quite small and very close to the flowers and water.
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Wandering a Nameless Stream

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Wandering a Nameless Stream” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Wandering a Nameless Stream
Watercolor on Paper    15" x 22"
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Mayacamas Autumn
I was hiking the Mount St Helena trail in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park in Sonoma County. It was a late September afternoon, and I came upon a Manzanita that seemed to be glistening in the light of the low-hanging sun. In order to represent the moment I felt it necessary to accentuate the sky with multi-colored metal leaf. I chose to paint the Manzanita branch without sunlit highlights so as the keep the colors vibrant against the yellow background.
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Mayacamas Autumn

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Mayacamas Autumn” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Mayacamas Autumn
Watercolor on Paper    18" x 23"
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Manzanita Triptych
Manzanitas have always attracted me, their color, their wild-shaped branches, their shiny and hard bark that peels off like paper. They are unique, and are one of my favorite native trees of northern California.
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Manzanita Triptych

Limited Edition Giclée Print $300

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Manzanita Triptych
Watercolor on Paper    6" x 18" (x3)
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Qaravi Sunset
Sunsets in Fiji are spectacular. On the island of Naitauba there is a beach below the village that has a nightly show of every type of sunset. I sat on this beach many times, eating my dinner, and watching the sunset. It never failed to awe me. In this painting I wanted to convey the vivid colors as they actually appear there. I painted this on silk, which does not absorb color as easily as paper. It required many layers of watercolor to get the depth and intensity of color that I wanted.
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Qaravi Sunset

Limited Edition Giclée Print $250

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Qaravi Sunset
Watercolor on Silk    14" x 32.5"
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Coral Sea, Coral Sky
I wanted to give you the feeling of what it is like to be walking through a dense tropical forest in the evening. You are walking along a path towards the surf and it is quite dark, there are trees and dense vegetation, you hear crickets and an occasional bird call. You walk through an opening in the trees, and suddenly, there is the setting sun. The sky, clouds, and surface of the ocean are brilliant with light and color.
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Coral Sea, Coral Sky

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Coral Sea, Coral Sky” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Coral Sea, Coral Sky
Watercolor on Silk    17" x 23.5"
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Crashing Down
This painting was created from my imagination, based on a collage of memories of the waterfalls of Hawaii and Fiji. In my childhood the wilderness was my playground. It taught me many lessons; How to swim across a swirling river below a waterfall, without being carried away; how to clamber on wet rocks, how to appreciate the myriad forms of life in the world around me, how to sit and listen to the song of the water as it flowed by me. I give thanks to these special places.
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Crashing Down

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Crashing Down
Watercolor on Silk    28" x 18"
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Wailua Dream
I dreamed that I was flying up a river with rocky green cliffs rising up on either side. I was flying close to the water, about halfway up the cliff walls. The river was a lively green-blue water that rushed with a burbling, jumping, splashing sound. I felt absolutely natural in flight, I was zooming around the bends in the river canyon with ease. The feeling was one of freedom and exhilaration. I had the sense that this was the Wailua river in Kauai, Hawaii. I was seeing it in a way that I had never seen it before, as a bird, rather than a pedestrian. I woke up from this dream in the middle of the night. I immediately sketched the scene of the dream before I forgot it. In the morning I began to paint the dream. The feeling of the river flight was fresh, and the painting flowed easily. Dreams have always been important to me, for inspiration and discovery. Flying dreams most of all.
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Wailua Dream

Limited Edition Giclée Print $150

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Wailua Dream” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Wailua Dream
Watercolor on Silk    14" x 17"
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Springtime Sea
This painting was created from my imagination. I wanted to put together some of my favorite stylizations of nature in one painting. In this way it became quite a magical scene. Just a few days after I hung the painting a young girl and her aunt came in to the gallery. The girl was so taken by the painting , she really wanted it! After some thought, her aunt generously bought it for her. I was delighted to see the girl’s delight in the painting, and to know that she was going to grow up with it.
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Springtime Sea

Limited Edition Giclée Print $100

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Springtime Sea
Watercolor on Paper    9" x 12"
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Minds-Eye View
I greatly admire and am influenced by Japanese woodblock artists. This scene was from my "minds-eye view", in homage to those masters of the woodblock prints. Katsushika Hokusai, Hiroshi Yoshida, Ohara Koson, and Kawase Hasui, to name a few. In the spirit of those influences the rocks and water are highly stylized and the colors of the sky are the classic hues of the sunset over the ocean. The tree growing out of the rock looks impossible, but these things really do happen, and I always marvel at their ability to thrive when I see trees like this.
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Minds-Eye View

Limited Edition Giclée Print $100

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Minds-Eye View
Watercolor on Paper    10" x 12"
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Issa's Inspiration
I am very much into the art form of haiku. I have been reading it for many years. Often, I pull out a book of haiku and read the poems, letting those few words create images in my mind. One of my favorite poets is Issa, whose name means “cup of tea”. He spent many years traveling Japan, composing poems as he went, in this way he became famous as a haiku poet. When I was painting this I thought of Issa and his spontaneous haiku as he viewed each vista and temple along his journey.
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Issa's Inspiration

Limited Edition Giclée Print $100

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of “Issa's Inspiration” is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Issa's Inspiration
Watercolor on Paper    9" x 12"
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Crane in Flight
I had this idea of doing a painting where the viewer is high in the sky looking down towards islands and the ocean. The viewer is the crane in flight. When I watch birds flying I often wonder what the world looks like to them as they traverse the sky. I highly stylized the clouds and sun, drawing inspiration from traditional Japanese art, the simplicity of line and emphasis on composition.
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Crane in Flight

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Crane in Flight
Watercolor on Silk     30" x 14"
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Native Gaze
One day I began a sketch of a bobcat, drawing from my memory of seeing one a few years before. As I was drawing I wished that I could see one again, so that I could really get the feeling of the cat. Later that morning as I was driving down my driveway a bib bobcat crossed the road and ran up the hill. I stopped the car to get a good look at him, and he stopped and looked directly at me. It was a thrilling moment. Now I could begin the painting. During the time that I was working on this painting the bobcat took to hunting in the apple orchard outside my window. I would see him almost every day. The day that I finished the painting I met the bobcat in the same spot on the driveway, and we looked at each other again. After that I never saw the bobcat on the property again. It was a mysterious and wonderful experience, and this painting was inspired and informed by the beauty and spirit of the bobcat.
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Native Gaze

Limited Edition Giclée Print $150

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of "Native Gaze" is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Native Gaze
Watercolor on Silk     13.5" x 16"
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Merlin
Story of the Merlin....
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Merlin

Limited Edition Giclée Print $150

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of "Merlin" is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Merlin
Watercolor on Silk     17" x 11"
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Grace Snows
This is a painting I made as a gift to my dear friend Crane on his 80th birthday. Crane is a most elegant, gracious, heart-felt, and exemplary human being. As I painted it for him I listened to him singing opera, and let his voice and the music flow into the painting.
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Grace Snows

Limited Edition Giclée Print $100

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

Grace Snows
Watercolor on Paper     14.5" x 11"
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Wisdom
Wisdom story....
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Wisdom

Limited Edition Giclée Print $200

Giclée prints of original paintings are limited to 54 reproductions.

Giclées are printed on Cold Press Bright White paper; 310g, water-resistant, and made from 100% cotton fiber. It is both acid and lignin free.

Giclées are sold unframed.

All purchases are processed through PayPal. Shipping charges are included in the total. The cost of shipping is not calculated by PayPal until a purchase is made. Shipping costs for a giclée print are calculated by distance from California and rarely exceed $10.00 when shipped domestically. 8.5% sales tax is applied to all sales originating in California.

The framed original of "Wisdom" is available. To see the painting mounted and in its frame, and for information on how to purchase the painting click here.
Wisdom
Watercolor on Silk     28" x 12"
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Bobcat Kachina
Story of Bobcat Kachina...
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Bobcat Kachina

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Bobcat Kachina
Watercolor on Silk     12" x 9"
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Respite
Respite story....
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Respite

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Respite
Watercolor on Paper     6" x 18"
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Ikebana I
A painting of an ikebana arrangement that I did. My teacher was Sensei Shuko Kobayashi, a master of the Sogetsu school. He was a very inspiring teacher with great skills and a honed sense of aesthetics; a sculptor working in living materials.
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Ikebana I

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Ikebana I
Watercolor on Silk     16.5" x 26"
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Ikebana 2
A sparse arrangement of the Sogetsu style, this is another arrangement that I painted after composing it. I love the use of leaves, especially large leaves, in ikebana. The sculptural play that is possible is limitless.
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Ikebana 2

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Ikebana 2
Watercolor on Silk     26" x 15"
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Last Year's Bark
Last Year's Bark Story...
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Last Year's Bark

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Last Year's Bark
Watercolor on Silk     12" x 15"
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Beneath the Plum Blossoms
Beneath the Plum Blossoms Story...
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Beneath the Plum Blossoms

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Beneath the Plum Blossoms
Watercolor on Silk     16.5" x 12"
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Vessels
The vase in this painting was a gift from my Japanese grandmother. She really appreciated that I was studying ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging. Suko Kuboyashi was my sensei, a teacher who was extremely gifted and who had spent his entire life perfecting this art form. I wanted to commemorate this gift from her with this painting. The scene was not contrived. This was the still-life as it looked from day-to-day in my home. I loved the way that the lantern lit the other objects near it, and complemented the traditional vase. The carved coral Buddha was also a gift from a friend, and his presence in the foreground created a harmonious feeling to the collection of objects. I named the painting “Vessels” as it struck me that the painting was about three vessels. The lantern was a vessel for light, the vase was a vessel filled with water that fed the flowers, and the Buddha was a vessel of Divine presence.
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Vessels

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Vessels
Watercolor on Silk     19.5" x 14.5"
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Pilgrimage
This is the way that the sky looked on the nights after Adi Da’s Mahasamadhi. In the boat laden with devotees from all over the world, this sky drew us through the reef to Naitauba. The crescent moon was hanging in the sky over the island, with two stars positioned above it. The light from the moon danced brightly over the calm waters. It was a beautiful and most unusual constellation, one that was impossible to miss. I made this painting as a way of honoring that moment, the pilgrimage to Naitauba. Then the pilgrimage to the Brightness , to offer Him gifts there and sit in attendance at His burial site. It was a time that was a mixture of sadness, raw emotions, heart openness, celebration, and letting go. The empty boat symbolizes His departure from this physical world, I draped a Fijian salu salu over the boat as an offering to Him. The sky I painted exactly as I remembered it. You can see the tip of the island and the beach that welcomes the arriving boats.
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Pilgrimage

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Pilgrimage
Watercolor on Paper     18" x 24"
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Drifted in the Deeper Land
Drifted in the Deeper Land story....
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Drifted in the Deeper Land

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Drifted in the Deeper Land
Watercolor on Paper     15" x 22"
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Garland of Whales
On the night of Bhagavan Adi Da Samraj’s Mahasamadhi , His transition from the body, I was overcome with emotion. My Guru was no longer physically here in this world. This was devastating to me, and I longed to be with Him. I fell asleep briefly and had a powerful dream. I was flying over the island of Naitauba in Fiji, Adi Da’s principal home. At first I was flying very high so that I could see the whole island below me. Then I swooped down closer in to the island, at the level of the cliffs. I was flying clockwise around the perimeter of the island. The wind was blowing hard, trees were bending and the air felt wild around me. The ocean was churned up, waves were moving in every direction outside the protective reef. I saw many sharks and whales swimming around Naitauba. I sensed that they were there for a purpose. I flew all the way around the island, then I woke up.

I arrived on Naitauba two days later. I found out from the Fijians that it is traditionally understood that when the Tui (or Fijian Chief) dies the sharks come to the island to pay their respect to the Tui. When I heard this I felt that my dream had not been a dream at all. I felt that I had actually been there witnessing that moment . This painting is an illustration of what I saw, the image and the feeling of it was so impactful to me that it was easy to remember. Turaga Dau Loloma Vunirarama is Adi Da’s Fijian name.
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Garland of Whales

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Garland of Whales
Watercolor on Paper     21" x 29"
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Radiance
This is a painting of Adi Da’s house at the Matrix on the island of Naitauba. The cove there is spectacular, clear waters with a gentle tide that comes in to a curved beach. The house looks out over a wide view of the Pacific, with the neighboring islands small and distant at the horizon line. This place is very special to me. Some of the happiest moments of my life happened here. The sunsets are over-the-top dramatic and colorful, this is the way it often looks there. The time of day is just after sunset, when things get quiet and the fruit bats fly out from a tree on the hillside to begin their evening.
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Radiance

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Radiance
Watercolor on Paper     15" x 23"
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Divine Abode
This painting depicts the roofline of Adi Da’s house at the Matrix on the island of Naitauba. This is the view from standing inside the courtyard looking towards the ocean and the setting sun. I lived there at the Matrix and served Adi Da. I can remember how it felt to be there in the evenings. His house would be lit softly, light glowing out from the sliding screen doors on three sides of His bedroom. Only a few other lights from the bures lit up the far hillside. The air moist with salt and the dissipating heat of the day, the often wild wind calm. At these times I felt a real peacefulness, both in the natural environment and in me. I felt like I was home.
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Divine Abode

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Divine Abode
Watercolor on Paper     13" x 24.5"
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Sea of Bliss
I was thinking about how would like to paint three persimmons. The persimmons represent the three stations of the heart in Adi Da’s Teaching. The next thing I knew I had the design right there in my mind’s eye. All of the elements were there, which is unusual in my process. I immediately made a sketch of the design. The rolling ocean of patterned waves is the depth, the sea of bliss. The stylized gold leaf cloud represents spirit, breath, or air. The cloud moves across and behind the three persimmons, or the heart. The sun is light or radiance. The two triangles coming down are composed of paisley patterns. Winding around the paisley patterns are the words of the Beloved, I Am Da letter written by Adi Da in 1979. I was able to copy His handwriting directly from a copy of the letter that was given to devotees at that time.
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Sea of Bliss

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Sea of Bliss
Watercolor on Paper     13.5" x 20"
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Aspens
One winter we took the train from California to Chicago, and headed back west in a car. We decided to take a scenic route through the Rocky Mountains, making our way at a leisurely pace on smaller two-lane roads. It was snowing, the snowflakes that fell piled up on the already laden mountains and trees. There was no one else out on the road, the conditions being what they were. It was quiet, the sound dampened down by the fresh fallen snow. The aspen trees stood out in bold lines of white with black linear accents. There many stands of them, swaths of living sculpture that stood out against the white snow drifted-hills. It was spectacular. As the day move to night we were spectators to a sunset of bright pink and yellow, with tinges of blue. The light danced off the surface of the snow, adding to the grandeur of the scene.
With these images in mind I painted “Aspens”. I wanted to convey the beauty and the stillness that I had seen and felt in this winter drive.
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Aspens

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Aspens
Watercolor on Silk     18.5" x 14"
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Watery Road
Watery Road Story...
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Watery Road

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Watery Road
Watercolor on Silk     20.5" x 12"
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Knee-Deep in Spring
Knee Deep in Spring is conjured from my imagination, but once it was finished it reminded me of a place on Kauai that I loved when I was growing up, and I still do. It is a place called "Strong Knees", a small waterfall in the Wailua River behind Da Love-Ananda Mahal.
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Knee-Deep in Spring

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Knee-Deep in Spring
Watercolor on Paper     15" x 22"
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Portland Gardens
Portland Gardens story...
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Portland Gardens

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Portland Gardens
Watercolor on Silk     13" x 18"
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Winter Watercolor
Winter Watercolor story...
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Winter Watercolor

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Winter Watercolor
Watercolor on Silk     23" x 12"

Inspiration

in homage to the masters

  • Japanese Screens (Byōbu)
    Japanese Silk Screen Panel showing Red-Crowned Crane in Foreground with gold foil surrounding.

    I have always been impressed by the delicacy and refinement of byōbu, the silk screen paintings done by Japanese masters. They make liberal use of metal foils in many of them, and the effect is beautiful and dramatic. Gustav Klimt, an artist that I also admire, was equally inspired by their use of gold leaf.

    Japanese Silk Screen Panel showing Red-Crowned Crane in Foreground with gold foil surrounding.

    The scenes depicted in the screen paintings are beautifully composed and delicately rendered, a delight to the eye.

    Japanese Silk Screen Panel, floral composition with liberal use of gold foil.
  • Japanese Woodblock Prints (Mokuhanga)
    Mt Fuji Island River, Woodblock print by Hasui
    Mt Fuji Island River 1942 - Hasui

    A few years ago I visited an exhibition of mokuhanga at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. There was a display of one of the creations of the great Hokusai. Each of the carved woodblocks for a single print was displayed in a glass case. I think there must have been 12-15 individual blocks, precisely carved and stained with the pigment that was used on that block. That single image represented the skilled work of numerous people.

    Full Moon in Magome, Woodblock print by Hasui
    Full Moon in Magome - Hasui

    I have loved the "feel" of Japanese woodblock prints, the soft pastels, the beautiful full moon night scenes, and the deep and long perspectives since childhood. Hiroshige first caught my attention, and then Hasui. They are my favorites. But many other woodblock artists have done work that enchants me and inspires my imagination.

    The Maple Trees at Mama, Tekona Shrine and Tsugi Bridge - Hiroshige
    The Maple Trees at Mama, Tekona Shrine and Tsugi Bridge - Hiroshige
  • Mughal & Rajasthani painting
    Emperor Jahangir weighing his son Prince Khurram by Manohar Das
    Emperor Jahangir weighing his son Prince Khurram - Manohar Das

    Rajasthani and Mughal paintings, particularly of the 17th and 18th centuries are the epitome of romantic art, especially the Kishangarh school paintings. Typically they depict court life during Mughal rule. Although Mughal in style, many of the paintings depict Krishna and Radha, a favorite subject of the era's painters. The tales of Krishna and Radha are the world's greatest love story.

    Full Moon in Magome, Woodblock print by Hasui
    Mughal Miniature Painting

    The Rasa Leela is represented in many paintings of the era. The romance of court life; the beauty, serenity, and peaceful love that is communicated in these paintings is the stuff dreams are made of.

    Radha and Krishna in the Boat of Love - Nihal Chand
    Radha and Krishna in the Boat of Love - Nihal Chand
  • Claude Monet
    Water Lilies - Claude Monet

    I was wandering through LACMA one afternoon. I turned a corner and was confronted by a huge canvas of Monet’s Water Lilies. In fact, Water Lilies consumed my entire field of view. It was breathtaking. And, surprisingly, I wept. That is not typical of me, but that is how moved I was by that vision.

    Garden Path at Giverny - Claude Monet

    I was already mesmerized by water before I really noticed Monet’s work. In my early teen years I gained a great appreciation for his use of color and his technique, especially his paintings of his lily ponds.

    Water Lilies 1906 - Claude Monet
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
    Yellow Calla Lily - Georgia O'Keeffe
    Yellow Calla Lily - Georgia O'Keeffe

    O’Keeffe’s watercolors , her close-up paintings of flowers, and the desert landscapes she painted have been an enjoyment that I have returned to throughout my life. She had the knack.

    Pawpaw Tree, Iao Valley, Maui - Georgia O'Keeffe
    Pawpaw Tree, Iao Valley, Maui - Georgia O'Keeffe

    O’Keeffe’s sensibilities and her expressiveness were unique. Her paintings communicate a simple and uncomplicated approach and relationship to her work; that’s what I see in her work. I think that living in New Mexico was a wise choice for her. It allowed her and her art to “flower”.

    Jack In the Pulpit #4 - Georgia O'Keeffe
    Jack In the Pulpit #4 - Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Gustav Klimt
    Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer - Gustav Klimt
    Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer - Gustav Klimt

    Klimt is another painter whose work I fell in love with at first sight. His paintings are so strong and bold, yet delicate and refined, also. Of course, his use of gold leaf set him apart. He tired of being asked to always include it in his commissions, but whether or not he was weary of being constrained he never failed to deliver a beautiful image.

    The Kiss - Gustav Klimt
    The Kiss - Gustav Klimt

    Klimt’s figurative work with the inclusion of bold patterns makes a compelling combination. I have worked with the Neue Galerie in the publication of numerous books and catalogs. Neue represents the best of the 19th and 20th century Eastern European painters, and Klimt is one of them. The association that I have had with Neue Galerie has fanned the flames of my interest in Klimt and many other pre-WWII Eastern European artists. Woman in Gold is a fascinating movie about Klimt's painting, Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer.

    Golden Apple Tree - Gustav Klimt
    Golden Apple Tree - Gustav Klimt
  • Pacific Ocean
    Smithereened - Nara Pilgrim Wood
    Smithereened - Nara Pilgrim Wood

    The Pacific Ocean has been a source of wonder and inspiration for my entire life. When I am far away from the ocean I miss it. When I return I can feel the ocean from a hundred miles away. It is a part of my home.

    Everywhere, All At Once - Nara Pilgrim Wood
    Everywhere, All At Once - Nara Pilgrim Wood

    The sea is always changing. It is unpredictable; extraordinarily powerful and beautiful, both. It is best to approach the sea humbly, understanding that it, without any intent, can humble you in a moment. The sea requires respect and reminds one of his or her place.

    Rise and Fall - Nara Pilgrim Wood
    Rise and Fall - Nara Pilgrim Wood