Saturday, December 13, 2008


Clear vs frosted. I felt the gradation from highlight to mid-tone on the face of the spot light came out successfully. oil on canvas 8X10 purchase for$150 unframed. shipping not included.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Markham Road Redux

This is a modified version of yesterday's post. This painting lifted my spirits on a glum day and I posted in haste. A friend pointed out an area of visual confusion which, hopefully, I've solved. 11X14 oil. Purchase for $300 unframed

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Dutch Teapot

I've always enjoyed the challenge of illustrating various metallic surfaces including copper. 12X16 oil on stretched canvas. This painting is available at the Esprit Decor Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Mountain Stream

Driving through the Blue Mountains, I spotted this little creak with lush grass growing on one side and a barren rocky slope on the other. 12X16 oil Purchase for $400

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Sunday at Rasmussen's

Rasmussen's fruit and vegetable stand is a popular place to be in Hood River, OR on a Sunday afternoon in the fall. oil 11X14 This piece can be purchased at Esprit Decor Gallery in Phoenix AZ

Sunday, November 16, 2008


Our model last Friday has been a play director at the Columbia Center for the Arts; another talent he has is the ability to sit very still for 3 hours. oil 12X16 SOLD

Friday, October 17, 2008

Fall Sculpture

this Maple leaf was a nother thing I picked up on my walks. I wonder if I'll find anything to paint today. 9X12 oil on canvas Purchase at the Columbia Center for the Arts.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Racing Home

This grouping of beets seems to be in a tight race. 8X10 oil on canvas purchase for $160 unframed. shipping not included.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Mom,Pop and Little Charlie

I picked these pods along the road along which I usually walk. I don't have a clue what they are. 8X10 oil on canvas.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

You Say Tomato...

I enjoyed the challenge of differentiating the reds of the potato and the tomatoes. 8X10 oil on canvas. purchase for $160 unframed. Shipping not included.

Monday, October 6, 2008


Several weeks ago Gary, who is a volunteer at the Columbia Center for the Arts, posed for the Friday morning open portrait session. 12X16 oil on linen. NFS

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Contemplating a Conundrum

A couple of months ago I had a lot of fun doing this using a soft toy that my daughters had played with when they were young. 11X14 oil on canvas. Purchase for $300 unframed. Shipping not included.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Plum with Candle

For this painting I experimented by setting up on my pallet so the subject would receive the same lighting I paint by. 8X10 oil on canvas. Purchase At the Columbia Center for the Arts.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Helen and Ted's Best

A visit to friends yielded this group of vegetables-plus some carrots. Perhaps I'll paint them soon. 12X16 oil on canvas. Purchase for $400 unframed. Shipping not included.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Homemade Jam

I was given this jar of refrigerator raspberry jam and I'm loving it. 8X10 oil on canvas. Purchase for $160 unframed. Shipping not included.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Signs of Fall

I picked these up on a recent walk. It's been beautiful weather- Indian Summer? 8X10 oil on canvas. Purchase at the Columbia Center for the Arts.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Sylvester's View

This painting is of a view tucked away in a far corner of the Hood River Valley, OR. The painting is SOLD 11X14 oil on canvas