Skytop Apple Orchard (Another Conspiracy)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCHappy Birthday! I was commissioned to create this painting as a surprise birthday gift. It’s inspired by photos I took while picking apples on the most beautiful autumn afternoon. If you haven’t been to Sky Top Orchard in Flat Rock, NC it is worth the trip for the panoramic mountain views. […]

My Blue-eyed Mom (The Conspiracy Part 2)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCThe beautiful blue eyes of Ma Belle Mere inspired this pair of French Paintings. Southern France is one of my mother’s loves. So for Christmas, I painted her a set of paintings to remind her of the beauty of her beloved French countryside. Having never been to France myself, […]

I’ve been part of a conspiracy. (part 1)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCOne of my favorite things as an artist is to participate in a conspiracy. (A conspiracy to delight somebody with a painting they were NOT expecting.) Lucky me! The last half  of 2011 gave me opportunity to work on four paintings that were each commissioned as surprise gifts. “O’Shaughnessy […]

An oldie but a goodie…

Export to PDF | Export to DOCA new calendar for a new month! This landscape, which is called “Indiana Sunrise,” is one of the very first pieces I ever painted back in 2002. I took the photo I used to inspire this painting during the month of May, so this month’s calendar image was chosen […]

Your new calendar for April… (no foolin’)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCMonth #4 (seriously!) Here’s a new April, 2011 Calendar for your computer’s desktop. Just click on the image, save it to your desktop, and then make that image your wallpaper. Click here to read about this painting on my website. Click here to see a video of this painting from start to […]

Back home in Indiana…

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWe spent a relaxing week in Indiana, visiting our family and friends in the beginning of August. I love the summer in Northern Indiana. Nothing beats the views of lush, green fields accented by red barns. It’s Christmas for your eyes (without the snow!) Here’s some photos from our […]