This collection of paintings is a guide book of places to visit in Santa Cruz, California. Santa Cruz is a unique city located on the Monterey Bay, which is a marine sanctuary. There are several beaches and state parks that are closely located in the area. The artist has written descriptive notes about the painting locations. The book is organized by place: The Santa Cruz Harbor, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the downtown area and west side, Wilder Ranch State Park, The University of California at Santa Cruz, and Capitola and Aptos beaches. Additionally, she has included scenic spots near town like Elkhorn Slough and Moss Landing. There are area maps in each section to reveal how to get to the sites. Places to visit near the painting sites are also suggested on the area maps. Enjoy the artistry in the book, then visit the locations to see them for yourself. If you are planning a vacation in Santa Cruz, this is a book worth getting. "An Artist's View of Santa Cruz" is an art book that will take you outdoors.
About the Author
Lidia C. Hasenauer is a landscape and figurative painter who has lived in the Santa Cruz area for over fifteen years. Prior to her painting career, Lidia was a graphic designer and created park maps for the County of San Diego and designed publications for Chambers of Commerce nationally.