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Nancy Roberts
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I like to start with reality and then give it a little tweak -- improvising with color, streamlining shapes and weaving playful patterns. Unfolding with a life of its own, each painting is a journey and a joy!
I like to start with reality and then give it a little tweak -- improvising with color, streamlining shapes and weaving playful patterns. Unfolding with a life of its own, each painting is a journey and a joy!

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Garden Song
"Garden Song", acrylic on canvas 16" x 12", © Nancy Roberts Here's a song of joyful summer color inspired by Ruth Bancroft's glorious garden!

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Solstice
"Solstice", acrylic on canvas 16" x 12", © Nancy Roberts A joyful, glowing morning in the Ruth Bancroft Garden. Celebrating the first day of summer!

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Curry Point Vista
"Curry Point Vista", acrylic on canvas 16" x 12", © Nancy Roberts Painted last week at Curry Point, a switchback in the windy road that climbs Mt. Diablo in Northern California. The views from this location are spectacular in all directions. I decided to l...

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Marsh Creek Trail
 "Marsh Creek Trail", acrylic on canvas 16" x 12", © Nancy Roberts This lovely spot is just off Delta Road in Brentwood, CA.  I started the painting on location a while ago and finished it up today.

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Garden Tapestry
"Garden Tapestry", Acrylic on Canvas 16" x 12", © Nancy Roberts Another joyful day in the Ruth Bancroft Garden!

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Dream Garden
"Dream Garden", acrylic on canvas, 16" x 12", © Nancy Roberts I love painting at the beautiful Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The wonderful array of cacti and succulents present an ever-changing palette of glorious color, shapes and patte...

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Flowerfall
"Flowerfall", acrylic on canvas 12" x 12", © Nancy Roberts I painted this on a quiet afternoon at Filoli, a beautiful historic estate in the woodlands just south of San Francisco. The meadow was a sea of yellow wildflowers, and in my mind's eye a cascade of...

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Orchard Morning
"Orchard Morning", acrylic on canvas 12" x 12" © Nancy Roberts Every Spring these gnarly old peach trees come to life with the most glorious pink blossoms.  It's always a joy to paint in this orchard in Brentwood, California.

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Spring Orchard
"Spring Orchard", acrylic on canvas 12" x 12", © Nancy Roberts Here's my favorite cherry orchard on Eureka Avenue in Brentwood, California.  On this crisp, sunny first day of Spring the trees were decked out in sparkling white blossoms and the gentle hum of...

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Garden Party
"Garden Party", acrylic on canvas 12" x 12", © Nancy Roberts Here's another painting inspired by the beautiful Ruth Bancroft Garden.  With its joyful color and fun, lively shapes this one feels like a party!
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