Allen Weitzel

Hello. As a 5th generation native Californian, I studied Fine Arts at the California College of Arts and Crafts, in Oakland (now called the California College of the Arts), and San Jose State University. Oil is my medium of choice.

I prefer creating my oil paintings in the impressionist or abstract style. The strength of my work is in the area of color selection and blending. I have recently created and offered art with my original poetry superimposed on my paintings and photographs. I refer to these images as 'Illustrated Poetry.' I have created over 340 canvases and over 200 'Illustrated Poetry' print designs. I have written over 33,000 poems that I can tap into create new art.

I had planned to become a high school art teacher, but I was distracted by the amusement industry. I enjoyed a 45-year career managing amusement parks and, as a side vocation, I was a western stunt man.

I have recently written a painting E-book titled: What Was He Thinking? I am currently working on volume 2. The book reveals my artist thought process as I created each canvas. The volume grows as each canvas is completed.

Aside from my painting passion, I am also a poet of 48 self-published poetry books and a freelance writer of business articles. The poet, Rod McKuen, was my good friend and mentor for 49 years. My college English instructor was the Beat Poet Michael McClure. My writings have been published in over 530 magazines. E-versions of my painting and poetry books are available from my website. Digital copies of my poetry books are available for sale on request at www.witent.com. I also enjoy collecting and appraising vinyl records.

I make my home in San Jose, California with my wife, Susan, and two very pesky cats. Both of our sons are computer wizards. Thanks for taking the time to look at my art. I hope you find a few images to your liking. Feel free to check out my webpage. http://www.witent.com. There is a lot to see. Stay well. -Allen Field Weitzel

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"Tree Line #7" Original Painting Enhanced iPhone Case
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"Tree Line #7" Original Painting Enhanced
by Allen Weitzel
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"Forming The Pacific Rim" with poem: Amazing iPhone Case
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"Forming The Pacific Rim" with poem: Amazing
by Allen Weitzel
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"Tree Line #7" Original Painting iPhone Case
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"Tree Line #7" Original Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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Sunset At Cabo Painting iPhone Case
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Sunset At Cabo Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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Ghost Palms Of Kauai Painting iPhone Case
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Ghost Palms Of Kauai Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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Ghost Tree, #5 Original Oil Painting iPhone Case
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Ghost Tree, #5 Original Oil Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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"Tree Line #7" Orange Hue Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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"Monet's Sunset #2" Tribute Oil Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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"Belmont's Beach #2" Original Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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"Monet's Garden, Second View" Print
by Allen Weitzel
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An Apple For the Teacher
by Allen Weitzel
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Neptune's Haze, #2
by Allen Weitzel
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Ghost Tree, #9
by Allen Weitzel
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Nearly Patriotic, #21, California Bear Flag
by Allen Weitzel
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Ghost Tree, #10
by Allen Weitzel
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Ted's Beach, #1
by Allen Weitzel
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Saturday's Sun
by Allen Weitzel
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Nearly Patriotic, #19 With Poem
by Allen Weitzel
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Belmont's Beach With Poem
by Allen Weitzel
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Desert Sunset
by Allen Weitzel
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"Forming The Pacific Rim" Oil Painting
by Allen Weitzel
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Belmont's Beach
by Allen Weitzel
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Fever And Feathers, #2, Pink
by Allen Weitzel
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Fever And Feathers, #2, Blue
by Allen Weitzel
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Fever And Feathers, #2, Purple
by Allen Weitzel
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Fever And Feathers, #2, Red
by Allen Weitzel
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Fever And Feathers, #3, Green
by Allen Weitzel
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Fever And Feathers, Yellow
by Allen Weitzel
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Ghost Tree, #3
by Allen Weitzel
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"Forest Surprise" with poem
by Allen Weitzel
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Nearly Patriotic, #5
by Allen Weitzel
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"Ghost Tree, #6" Painting
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Summer's Comin'
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Nearly Patriotic,#4
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Rusty
by Allen Weitzel
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Nearly Patriotic #19
by Allen Weitzel
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Nearly Patriotic #2
by Allen Weitzel
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