John Kalama Headboard

This custom painted headboard is featured in the John Kalama room at McMenamins Kalama Harbor Lodge.

Surf and Rocks

It’s not easy for a realist painter to paint an abstract. In my case, impossible, although the end result is better than …

Happy Bastille Day 2013

In June 1878, in what must have been a painterly expression of his country’s independence, Claude Monet painted ‘Rue Saint-Denis, Celebration of …

Lupines

Allan loves the lupines and we both love walking at the Port of Kalama. The trails stretch for more than a mile …

Sunset Reflections

New beginnings, sudden endings, adaptation, flexibility, moving on to something different, better, maybe, not sure, but what else can a person do? …

Making a Painting Together

“Painting together is all about trust. Trust that the other person will make what you’ve done better and not mess it up.” …

Plein Air Artwork

Painting in the open air creates lasting memories and indelible images!