Month: April 2016

  • A point of Interest

    I have been studying the photography of Edward S. Curtis; we have been viewing his actual folios and some of his pictures just beg to be painted. This painting is from Edward Curtis’s original photograph called “A point of interest” It features 3 Navaho men on a knoll looking off into the distance. It was […]

  • Liberty Bell a fresh try

    Liberty Bell is part of the North Cascades range, and you can’t get there until they open the roads in the late spring. It’s one of the most incredible rock formations I’ve ever seen and it inspires me to continue to try to paint it. This one’s for sale too. It would look great on […]

  • hot pink against the blue sky

    Landscaper Arthur Lee Jacobson suggested I put this tree in my yard instead of a regular redbud This is my representation of the Cercis Silaquastrum. Even though it’s spindly and doesn’t drop its seed pods, every spring we are treated to a feast of color even when it’s grey outside. But when the sky is […]

  • His daddy’s shoe

    Like many artists, I can’t just paint when I think I should. I need inspiration. This morning, one of my friends posted a photo of their little dog… I couldn’t take my eyes off of it. While the colors and composition were good, in fact, the whole idea of the dog falling asleep waiting for […]

  • Dogwood

    Our dogwood outdid itself this year. Every morning, I wake up to its glow. Every time I pass my bedroom, which has a picture window, I am blown away by the intensity of the tree right outside.