Month: August 2012

  • Bike Date

    What could be more fun than  a nice bike ride with your sweetie to a nice restaurant and then back? Nothing makes your appetite keener than a good ride and with no better company. I am having fun with these bike paintings.  Prints of this painting are available here.

  • Katrina – watercolor and watercolor pencils

    Being a cyclist and an artist, I am often possessed by the desire to paint a bicycle but am frustrated because the perfect circles and straight lines on a bike are not easy to do with watercolors. This was an attempt to combine the transparency of watercolor yet not lose the engineering marvels of the […]

  • Daniela – portrait

    I have many cousins in Italy, and many of them have commissioned portraits. Daniela is the latest. She’s about the age of my own sons and lives in a tiny town (Sersale) with her husband and two sons. Her mother lives in Canada and her father lives in Sersale. So she has a special interest […]

  • He won the medal of honor! commission

    He was 5’4″ he had a German name. Having almost completed his bachelor’s degree, he tried to enlist as a lieutenant, but was not able to. He finally  enlisted as a buck private and moved up the ranks to eventually become a 3 star general. He won the medal of honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity […]

  • Donald’s Barn – Contest Entry for Grumbacher ATC swap

    One of the really cool things that Donald did on his bike rides was taking pictures of stuff he thought I would like to paint. Or perhaps they were things he thought I should paint. Nevertheless, I have a huge collection of wonderful photos of barns and horses and ocean views all waiting to be […]