I’ve spent most of last year working in my studio instead of out and about in coffeeshops. Recently I discovered the charming shop called Coffee Girl. It’s on a pier overlooking the mighty Columbia River in Astoria. Here’s what I saw as I worked on some new paintings…

Here’s another view, and my painting station.  Hearing the familiar coffeehouse sounds and drinking a fresh latte while I painted really felt good.  I’m sure I’ll be back for another delightful and inspirational experience.

And here are some paintings this town and shop have inspired:

Wreck of the Peter Iredale-  and here I am on what’s left of it today:

Another painting, ship called “Star of Shetland”:

One Response to “More New Astoria Paintings”

  1. Brenda Seibert Says:

    Oh Karen these ship pics are absolutely wonderful. Are you making prints etc. I know Billy would love them. You are terrific.

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