Monthly Archives: May 2008

Slim, our Abyssinian

Sketch of Slim – 6″ x 8″ Oil on Canvas Panel Slim is our Abysinnian cat, she is a wonderful and precocious companion. When the weather is good, she begs for walks and likes to be outside. Because she is a very small kitty, 6.5 lbs full grown (7 years old) we do not like […]

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Yellow Flowers

Yellow Flowers – 8″ x 6″ Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD I think these flowers are a hi-bred of black-eyed susans. Which are one of my favorite wild flowers, unfortunately they do not grow wild in the northern Virginia region, so I rely on Trader Joe’s to supply me with this beautiful palette. The deep […]

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Tomato on Stripes

Tomato on Striped Dishcloth – 8″ x 6″ Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD Sometimes it is fun to revisit an experience and to see if with the passage of time, maybe some new skills have been gained and maybe there is even a sense of improvement being accomplished. This experience was encountered here in this […]

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Sunflower

Sunflower – 6″ x 6″ Oil on Gessoed Masonite Panel SOLD In January and February I purchased several masonite panels to paint with. A few months ago every painting I attempted turned into a muddy mess because the surface is more smooth and slick than the canvas panels and stretched canvases I typically paint on. […]

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First Plein Air Painting of the Year!

Jefferson Memorial – 8×10 Oil on Canvas Panel Yesterday, Steve and I went down to the national mall early in the morning to celebrate Memorial Day weekend. I wanted to kick off the plein air painting season and Steve wanted to get out on his bike and ride around the monuments. It worked out great, […]

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