Reasons why I am happy to be in Kerala at the end of December

Jenny Connected

Because I do not have to cook and the food is delicious. Because the people are so wonderfully open-hearted and friendly. This morning I found Anthony Wilson’s blog post in my inbox – Reasons why I am happy to be in the city at the end of December.

2018 151

Painting of Shrimp Poboy New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a shrimp poboy from Johnny's in New Orleans.

2018 141

Painting of Marigny, New Orleans, Dauphine and Spain

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 141

Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans Number Two

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans.

2018 141

Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans.

2018 141

Painting of Sea Shell Number Two New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is another quick small pairing of a sea shell.

2018 141

Painting of Sea Shell New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a quick small pairing of a sea shell.

2018 141

Painting of Yellow Orchids New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a quick small pairing of yellow orchids.

2018 141

Painting of Duck Confit with Duck Fat Fries

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of duck confit with duck fat fries.

2018 141

Painting of Waterlily at Giverney Number 2

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 141

Painting of Alvin Youngblood Hart at Chicki Wah Wah, New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" acrylic painting of Alvin Youngblood Hart doing a solo gig at Chicki Was Was, New Orleans.

2018 130

Painting of Reflections in City Park New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" plein air oil painting completed in City Park, New Orleans. Painting

2018 141

Painting of Stone Barn Wye Valley England

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Waterlilies at Giverny, France

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of some of the descendants of Monet's waterlilies at Giverny.

France 141

Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans Number Three

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans.

2018 130

Painting of Sunflower Shadows

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 141

Painting of French Tomatoes

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 141

Painting of Apples in a Blue Bowl

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of apples in a blue bowl.

2018 130

Painting of New Orleans Drum Major Number 3

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting of a drum major at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

2018 141

Painting of New Orleans Jazz Fest Singer

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of a jazz singer at Jazz Fest in New Orleans.

2018 130

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans #2

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Arsene DeLay New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" x 24" acrylic painting of the New Orleans singer, Arsene DeLay.m

2018 130

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Oranges New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of British Figs

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of figs based on a photo I took in the Wye Valley in the UK. 

2018 130

Painting of the Marigny New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Raw Oysters in New Orleans

Portals and KM

I can assure you that they and the rest were delicious.  Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Yellow and Orange Peppers

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting.

2018 130

Painting of White Mountains Cabin

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Orchids in New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of orchids.

2018 130

Painting of Marigny Homes New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Mt. Jefferson White Mountains New Hampshire

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Marigny Opera House, New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Mardi Gras #18

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of a Mardi Gras Krewe member.

2018 130

Painting of Mardi Gras #17

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of a Mardi Gras Krewe member.

2018 130

Painting of a Black Dog

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12' x 12" acrylic painting of a black dog.

2018 130

Painting of New Orleans Jazz Fest Singer

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of a jazz singer at Jazz Fest in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took. Have done two others and wanted to try it again on a larger scale to allow for more detail. 

2018 100

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans #2

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" square oil painting of the Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans completed on site. I did a larger one on a sunny day to capture the dappled light.This one is a detail of the larger one now done in full shade.

2018 100

Painting of Arsene DeLay New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" x 24" acrylic painting of the New Orleans singer, Arsene DeLay.m It is from a photo that I took of her singing at Jazz Fest 2014. I have always enjoyed her singing at places like Buffa's and the Spotted Cat. 

2018 100

Painting of New Orleans Drum Major Number 3

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting of a drum major at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took. Have done two others but sold them and wanted to try it again on a larger scale. 

2018 100

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of the Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans completed on site. I did this to capture the dappled light.

2018 100

Painting of Oranges New Orleans

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 16" acrylic painting of oranges completed as a demonstration for the painting class I teach at the Community Commitment Education Center in New Orleans. 

2018 100

Painting of British Figs

Portals and KM

Part of the center is Stella's Cafe where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices. Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of figs based on a photo I took in the Wye Valley in the UK.      The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

2018 100