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A Barn by the Hwy One

I love to share my happy news with you. Senator Mike McGuire selected my painting “766.A Barn by the Hwy One” for the Senate’s 2017-2018 California Contemporary Art Collection Exhibit. The Senate initiated this program in 1997 to recognize contemporary … Continue reading

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Intermission of the Storm

This scene was during the last storm. Dark clouds covered over our head, suddenly the dark clouds opened and blue sky peeked. Light came through clouds. It was so beautiful. And sparkling on waves. What a fantasy world, isn’t it?

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At Twilight

The sun went down. Now it is at twilight. The end of the day, relaxing or fixing dinner at home. Maybe you are holding a wine glass and watching the sky changing. Still houses are shined by an afterglow. It … Continue reading

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Colorful Moment

I love the sunset time. The scene gets warm colors, light comes through leaves. Shadows get long. What an exciting moment, isn’t it? And that is the end of the day. After that the sky is dimmed and moon and … Continue reading

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Mendocino in October

This scene is by the Mendocino Bay in October. After rain, suddenly the ground got fresh green. Clouds are flying, the sea is dazzling in the sunshine. What a cheerful sunny day!! In Japan, there is no dry season. All … Continue reading

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