Monthly Archives: September 2007

A Simple Pear

Bartlett Pear 6” x 8” Oil on Canvas Panel SoldI enjoy painting pears because of their seemingly simple shape, however once light is shining on one and I start to draw/paint a pear, it a whole other experience. My objective is to convincingly depict the pear in an interesting manner, while also effectively capturing the […]

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Still Life of Heirloom Tomato

Heirloom Tomato 6” x 8” Oil on Canvas Panel This is a simple image of a summertime pleasure, fresh garden tomatoes… Growing fresh tomatoes provides wonderful culinary opportunities. I love homemade salsa, or sun-warmed tomatoes freshly picked from the garden… I hope you enjoy this painting and the fun and bright memories that can arise […]

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Another Portrait

Girl in Fuchsia 16” x 20” Oil on CanvasI tend to focus most of my painting time on landscapes and still life, as I find them to be a distinct and fun challenge; however I do spend some of my precious painting time working from models and improving my ability to capture the human form […]

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Yellow Irises

Yellow Irises 6” x 8” Oil on Canvas PanelThis painting was completed at the National Horiticultural Society Headquarters on the Potomac River south of Washington, DC. The NHS site is a plein air painter’s paradise. With each season the gardens have beautiful plantings in bloom and there is always something new to be seen. I […]

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Bright Summer Produce Still Life

Summer Produce 8” x 10” Oil on Canvas Panel The bright colors of summer vegetables are always a treat to paint. I had a lot of fun working on this painting, playing off the deep gray background with the vibrant colors of the yellow squash and cool green bell peppers. While the reds and oranges […]

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