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San Diego 100 (#85) - Rancho Santa Fe, California Landscape Painting

Rancho Santa Fe (SD100-85)

The downtown area of Rancho Santa Fe is so carefully and elegantly designed it almost looks like a movie set.  Restaurants, shops, offices are housed in Spanish hacienda-style buildings.  Many have red tile roofs.  Several businesses have an ornate wrought-iron sign hanging outside.

All of these in the meticulously landscaped surroundings have a cozy village appeal - from somewhere in Spain or south of the border.  Because the entire area around here used to be a eucalyptus tree farm (read yesterday's post), many landscaping trees are, of course, tall eucalyptus, which makes soft shadows on any sunny day.


San Diego 100 (#85) - Rancho Santa Fe

Media: Original watercolor on paper
Image Size: 8.25 x 11.5 in. (on 9 x 12 in. paper)
Mat/Frame: No
Purchase: Sold

Topics: California Landscapes | San Diego 100 Project | Sold Works 

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