Pumpkins and Leaves
Oil on Panel
10" x 20"
"This year I 'got around to it:' painting the pumpkins I buy to celebrate fall. Although I live in southern California, I grew up in New England so the fall season creates a special feeling in me. Additionally my husband's birthday is October 30th. Orange lights, pumpkins, gourds, dried weeds, even FAKE BROWN OAK LEAVES, all appeal to me this time of year. When I set up a still life, I include things I love which includes textiles I collect. I usually paint plein air, but I do like to mix it up with still life." -Jane Thorpe
Oil on Panel
16" x 20"
"June is Lavender Season. This was painted the first week in July at the Highland Springs Resort in Cherry Valley, CA. A few of us made the two hour drive to paint the beautiful color and enjoy the amazing fragrance wafting on the breeze. Depending on one's location relative to sun and lavender..." Read More
"Lavender Blue" is one of six oil paintings by Jane Thorpe
in the "Natural California-Landscapes we Cherish"
Exhibit at La Galeria Gitana."
Come visit Jane Thorpe at the 2014 CSBA Annual Convention
where you will be able to view and purchase her beautiful artwork.
Jane is donating a percentage of her sales to Honey Bee Research.