Saturday, May 14, 2016

I have a special favor to ask all the visitors to this site.  I would truly appreciate your help; I'm asking those of you who visit your local library to order my book 'A Walk Back Home.'  I've have found copies in my local libraries, but I know that because the book was originally printed with the wrong ISBN number, it missed being placed on the list that libraries use to order from. There are roughly 122,000 public libraries in the US, not counting schools and universities.  So you can imagine what a wonderful thing it would be to be placed on that list that the my publisher missed.

Please ask the Librarian that you would like to order A Walk Back Home  ISBN 9781495456039

With much appreciation,

Gil Garcia

Monday, March 7, 2016

Tree on A Hill 

The Model


Delusional two-faced

The Artist

The Tea Pot

Friday, April 17, 2015

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Click on each paintings to enlarge


Cypress Creek

                                    Silent Meadow at Sunset

                                  Anderson Valley Winery

                                         Windy Meadow

                               High Mountain Ranch Road


                                     Jessie's Grove Winery
                                        After the Storm


                                        The Ocean at Twilight

                           Morning Tides (click on the paintings)

Hawaiian Afternoon Surf

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Pencil sketch by Gil Garcia

In the early years my mother began to teach all five of her children to draw.  I took to portraits and have been enjoying my craft for the past sixty-four years.  I have been surrounded by artist my entire life; my father being a sculptor of metal, my brother Paul a sculptor in bronze and silver and a painter of modern art, my brother Ben an acrylic painter, my mother (our mentor) a water colorist, and my oldest sister (a late bloomer) has taken to water colors.

Please email me at if you wish to have a portrait done by an existing photo.
As you can see below I also do historical reproductions in oils.  Standard oil portraits such as Tonja Gauthier and Kerri Halstead on an 18" x 20" canvas $850.  The historical reproduction of Grandpa Rodolfo Ortega on a 30" x 40" canvas $2,800 plus shipping.

Click on each portrait to enlarge.

This painting is a bit unusual for me, only because 
it incorporates two different styles. I did not take 
a very good picture as you can tell in the lower 
left there is a washout. I call it, 'Old Field Slave.' 
this man really did existed. I used a picture that was 
taken in the early days of cameras. I just felt that by 
doing his portrait in oils, he'd will live on forever.

                                                        Grandpa Rodolfo Ortega (1909)

Tonja Gauthier (click on the paintings)
Maria Lana's Grandaughter

Kerri Halstead
Mahatma Gandhi
Mother Teresa

The Sandinista



Bob Baer

Contemporary/Modern & Surreal Art

The Nanny


 Nobody's Perfect

The Agony

Pondering Your Past

The Closeness of The Unfortunate Twins

Religious Art

The Moment of Atonement

Revised (Del Sarto Painting)
Madonna of the Harpies

Sport Paintings

Official Portrait Artist for the 
Sacramento Kings 2002-03 Western Conference 

Chris Weber in Action

Impressionistic Paintings
Tribute to Vincent

Windy Beard