Month: March 2009

  • Self Portrait

    One of the hardest and easiest faces to paint is your own. If you’re surrounded by relatives, you are familiar with most of your features; you might have the same nose shape as your son, eyebrows like your father, chin like your sister, mouth like your grandmother. But it’s also infinitely difficult because every color…

  • Portrait of MaryAnn

    One of the most exciting part of my new life as an artist is that people want me to paint their faces. This lovely lady asked me to do just that. I was able to capture her graceful countenance and produce a family heirloom for her as well.

  • The Jive Cats

    Inspired by a beautiful photograph taken by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration in 1938, I painted this as a companion piece to “He sure can play that guitar” This painting was sold and will be living in Athens, Georgia with two of my dearest friends.

  • Urban Art Fair

    The show went well! I sold two prints and one painting, the painting to a dear friend.One of the prints went to a visionary woman whose name I did not get. I really regret that I didn’t get her name. If you are reading this, please contact me! Spend Sunday afternoon meeting Pacific Northwestfine artists…

  • The lady in Green

    This is a 1/4 sheet watercolor painting from a 1925 photograph of an office party. The room is filled with young women and mostly older men, and all of the women were together, except this one, she was over to the side, not next to any of them. Her hair was not bobbed and styled…