Tag Archives: Portland

Sun in Western Oregon, oh my

Sun in Western Oregon, oh my.

Yes. It was true. There was a bit of sun at the Saturday market and fun on sun today, Sunday. I got a bit of a burn to prove it.

Today’s farmers market was great. I had some new watercolors to show. I talked to lots of people, and a few went home with new original paintings! I like it hen people by original art – not just mine, by anyone.

My booth at Hillsboro-Orenco Station:

All work and no play

All day on the computer!

Well, we have to do computer work too. I am still bummed about the cancellation of the reception for my show at Art on Broadway. The Portland area just isn’t used to having and handling this much snowy and cold weather so many days in a row. I will let you know if/when the reception is rescheduled.

Foxy n me on computer

New Watercolor – St Johns Bridge, Portland, Oregon

My latest Watercolor in my Portland Landmarks series – St Johns Bridge. It spans the Willamette River in North Portland.

St Johns Bridge, Portland, OR (Michael Liebhaber, Watercolor & Ink, 11x14 in., 2016)

St Johns Bridge, Portland, OR (Michael Liebhaber, Watercolor & Ink, 11×14 in., 2016)

Celebrating Portland, Oregon

I’m still working on my series of watercolors of Portland landmarks. This one is the Portland sign at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Broadway.

Portland Sign (Michael Liebhaber, Watercolor & Ink, 11 x 14 inches, 2016)

Portland Sign (Michael Liebhaber, Watercolor & Ink, 11 x 14 inches, 2016)

My harshest critic

I am taking a break – I was working on my Portland-area Landmarks watercolors most of the day today. The list of paintings in this series in below. They will all be 11×14 inches.

Foxy looking at burnside bridge 450

We’re checking my progress on the Burnside Bridge.

It’s one of the many bridges over the Willamette River that connect east and west Portland. East Portland is pictured. Downtown (west) Portland was behind me as I sketched.


Watercolors in the Portland Landmarks series:

Burnside Bridge
Portland Outdoor Store
Portland Theater Sign
Powells Books
St Johns Bridge
Voodoo Doughnuts
Downtown Portland from Burnside Bridge

Cool paintings at the Sunday Farmers Market

I continue to meet wonderful people at the market. I am selling my travel watercolors (the washed out white spots on the left) and recent paintings (flowers & landscapes). People are also giving me ideas for new paintings (I have a notepad where everyone can write down their suggestions). Some ideas are London, Greece, and Italy.

What to expect:

  • New watercolor versions of places I have previously visited from the suggestion list.

  • New watercolors of Portland-area landmarks.

  • A few new flowers; in oil.

  • Workshops – I have received requests for classes/workshops. I will plan those as well. Possibilities are watercolor and drawing.I can do one or both. Let me know your thoughts.

Caio, Michael

At Orenco Market450