Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

"Queen Anne's Lace Country" (watercolor on paper, 12" x 9") sold


While driving along the St Croix River in Minnesota a few years ago, we saw this lovely view of the summer country dotted with delicate and elegant Queen Anne's Lace. My job was to recreate the sensation in watercolor. Do you think I succeeded?

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

"Monet's Giverny Garden in Wisteria Season" (watercolor and gouache; 8" x 8") sold


Wisterias are blooming over the famous Japanese Bridge at the waterlily pond in Monet's Giverny gardens. The fragrance of white and purple wisterias perfumes the air.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

"Washington Monument Twilight" (oil on linen; 8" x 10") sold


The Washington Monument rises against the sunset sky, while it and the dark, surrounding trees cast the reflections of unforgettable beauty.

"Antique French Teapot with Poppies" (oil on linen; 12" x 12") sold


A glorious bouquet of poppies would have been enough. But apricots and cherries also tempt you. There is more! The antique French blue enameled teapot and coffee pot complete chromatically this sumptuous still life. 

Sunday, May 26, 2019

"Bandit" (oil on stretched linen; 12" x 9") sold


"Bandit" was commissioned by Patricia for her friend who lost this handsome cat last year. He was fourteen. It is my first tuxedo cat portrait and I enjoyed painting it.