Together as :L:M:N:O: Arts, Scott Lindberg and Christie Thomas find inspiration in both their materials and their clients’ personalities: “We design and build for both homeowners and landscape professionals using steel, stainless steel, wood, glass and other materials. We work almost exclusively by commission and work closely with our clients to design pieces to fit […]
Enjoy this peaceful tutorial on how to draw a handful of different wildflowers (with a custom music playlist to boot!).
These paintings, by Ian Wing, may be small in scale, but are huge in detail and character! “Watercolor studies to capture just a portion of the abundant nature and beauty of Santa Cruz. Sunset is the best time around here.” “I grew up in San Jose, so I’d visit the boardwalk often as a kid. […]
Santa Cruz County’s stunning natural environment has inspired several fantastic outdoor art galleries, open to wander in some of the most beautiful months of the year. Every year since 2006, one of this area’s most popular outdoor exhibits happens in Watsonville at the Sierra Azul Nursery and Gardens. Serving the community as retail center and […]
Sculptor, woodworker, furniture designer, mountain biker, Chris Riesner shares with us his love of nature and how it’s reflected in his work: “I’m a furniture designer and sculptural artist bringing the beauty of the outdoors in. I find my bliss through exploring the diverse terrain of California, whether it be my local Santa Cruz Mountains, […]
Digital painter, Linda A. Levy has birds (ravens specifically) on the brain: “I’ve been creating Digital Art original one-of-a-kind paintings since 1985. Currently use Corel Painter with a Wacom pressure sensitive tablet/pen to paint. Ravens have been taking over the west coast and have found their way into my artwork. They have even found their […]
This Post Card was sent from Capitola all the way to Los Gatos 109 years ago today! Since this is the final year of the Capitola Begonia Festival, this postcard is particularly poetic. And although this card was sent about 34 years before the first begonia festival, I like to think that I can spot […]
Multi-talented, Lee Maverick, has lots of art to share and some stories to tell! “I have always been an artist. I am obsessed with making things look good, even things that are not normally considered ‘artistic.’ People say that I am very organized so art is a logical extension of that. I had a rock […]
Dom Guerena prefers to let his artwork do the talking for itself. “Lived [in Santa Cruz] for some years now and it’s a beautiful place and I love it.” View more of Dom’s work on Instagram.
Elliott Bliss Painting The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum and Lighthouse We had a great time hitting up lighthouse field and the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum with Elliott Bliss. We scouted out the angle we wanted, set up our cameras, put on some sunscreen and Elliott set to work. It is really impressive to see Elliott […]