Barns

There was a lot of wind and movement in the day, spring in the air.  I found a view of the barns, the sun glinting off of their roofs. Wet earth and slow shadows sat in the yard. “Barns”, oil on linen, 14″ x 18″, Best of Show, BSSS Queen City …

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Looking Forward

I’m looking forward to spring after days in the studio and painting outside in the cold. I painted this in the studio from the inspiration of a small outdoor sketch I did last summer. They are walking in the water in the warmth of the sun. “Two Surfers”, oil on linen, …

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Gunston Cove

As we motored around to find a fishing spot the winter chill and waning light enveloped everything. We anchored in a quiet cove and I set my paint box on my lap. I focused on the cool/warm relationships of the scene as the red signal light appeared brighter and brighter …

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Boat Launch

Sunset along the water always calls out to me.  After a long, hard day of painting in the heat this summer, I set up my easel at the mouth of a cool river. I focused on the compositional elements of the ever-changing scene, but, allowed the mood to be my …

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