Late Afternoon over Santa Theresa

Late Afternoon over Santa Theresa, San Jose, California, 27 x 19.5cm, Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 14:July:17, by David Lloyd

Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 27 x 19.5 cm, 14/7/18

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Sunset over Santa Theresa

Sunset over Santa Theresa, San Jose, California, 27 x 19.5cm, Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 12:July:17, by David Lloyd

Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 27 x 19.5 cm, 12/7/18

This Oil Pastel on Brown Paper drawing is one of a pair that were drawn “en plein air” in the foothills of San Jose, California during the late afternoon as the sun was beginning to set. They were drawn near the same location as my Ink drawings of trees and shadows. After the Ink drawings I wanted to go back and try to capture the beautiful afternoon colours of the countryside. I hiked to this spot and set up my easel facing towards Santa Theresa as I could see many beautiful colours in the hills and mountains. As with the San Jose sunset pictures, I would sing as I was drawing just in case any wild visitors were sneaking around and to let them know I was there!

Sunset over San Jose, 25/7/17

Sunset over San Jose, California,25:July:17, 27 x 19.5cm, Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, by David Lloyd

Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 27 x 19.5 cm, 2017

Sunset over San Jose, 11/7/17

Sunset over San Jose, California, 11:July:17, 27 x 19.5cm, Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, by David Lloyd

Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 27 x 19.5 cm, 2017

Sunset over San Jose, 29/6/17

Sunset over San Jose, California, 29:June:17, 27 x 19.5cm, Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 29:6:17, by David Lloyd

Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 27 x 19.5 cm, 2017

Sunset over San Jose 3, 28/6/17

Sunset over San Jose, California, 28:6:17, 3, 27 x 19.5cm, Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 28:June:17, by David Lloyd

Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 19.5 x 27 cm, 2017

Sunset over San Jose 2, 28/6/17

Sunset over San Jose, California, 28:6:17, 2, 27 x 19.5cm, Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 28:June:17, by David Lloyd

Oil Pastel on Brown Paper, 27 x 19.5 cm, 2017