The Santa Barbara Courthouse
New Paintings
Written by Jeremy Harper   
Friday, 09 July 2010 18:07

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The Courthouse
16x20
oil on canvas

The architecture of the Courthouse is pretty impressive. Just being down in that sunken garden somehow relaxes me. The wide variety of plants and trees and the massive archway never gets old. My parents got married there in that courthouse back in the late 60's. For many reasons its one of my favorite buildings in town. Its a challenge to paint though unless you simplify and omit many of the minor details like I did here.