Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Duck Tape

Click to Bid,  8 by 10 inches,  Acrylic on acid free illustration board
Some more rubber ducky humor!

Monday, July 17, 2017

Park Place

Click to Bid,  8 by 10 inches,  Acrylic on acid free illustration board
I enjoyed painting this monopoly board.  We've had the board for over thirty years.  We along with our children played the game numerous times.  I've shown some of the wear in the painting.  The dog figure is very tarnished as you can see from the artwork.

Zinnia with Clouds

Click to Bid,   8 by 10 inches,  Acrylic on acid free illustration board
Our zinnia garden is in full bloom.  I saw this unique cloud pattern while in the garden the other day.  I photographed the cloud knowing it would work well with the flower.  I then combined the two photos to use as reference for this painting.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Late Evening Swim

Click to Bid  8 by 10 inches,  Acrylic on acid free illustration board
The reflections on the swan's feathers are my favorite part of this piece.

Frozen Ford Fairlane

I recently received notification that my painting “Frozen Ford Fairlane” was accepted for publication in the new North Light Book “Acrylic Works 5: Bold Values.”  I’m very honored that my artwork was chosen to be included.  Numerous artists submitted images and 100 paintings were chosen for publication.   Each artist will write a caption that will accompany their artwork.  The caption explains the importance of “value” in their painting.  The expected publication date is May 5, 2018.

The publisher’s description of the North Light Acrylics Works series is listed below:

Acrylic Works—The Best of Acrylic Painting captures the finest artwork from today’s artist. Acrylic Works captures the ideas and techniques of each artwork with an insightful commentary from the artist. Find more than 100 contributing artists with works ranging in styles of realistic, stylistic, and abstract acrylic paintings.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Washed Ashore

Click to Bid,   16 by 20 inches,   Acrylic on acid free illustration board
This is my most detailed ocean shell painting to date.  It's also one of the larger ones.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Hay Field Near Fiddler's Hollow

Click to Bid,  8 by 10 inches,  Acrylic on acid free illustration board
This hay field is located near my home.  The area is known as Fiddler's Hollow.  During the Civil War the small town of Medora (now known as St. Aubert) was a Union army camp site.  A small skirmish took place there.  According to area legend as the fighting began a Union soldier was playing his fiddle. A Confederate bullet ended his life as he played.  Local folklore has it that during the night one can still hear the fiddler playing his last song.