Greenville Open Studios… bring an old phone book (or friend) and save 10%

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhat’s behind door #109? New Paintings, New Pillows, and even New Paint Colors on a few of the walls. Saturday, November 6, 2010: 10am-6pm Sunday, November 7, 2010: noon-6pm I’m looking forward to opening up my studio again this year for the 2010 GREENVILLE OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND. I’ve spent […]

done! (“afternoon nap”)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI’ve had this piece hanging up for several months now, and decided long ago that it just wasn’t “quite right.” So just last week I FINALLY put the finishing touches on it, and I’m happy with the results. Here’s the before and after photos… the changes I made were […]

What’s today’s date ?

Export to PDF | Export to DOC    Do you realize that today’s date is 10/10/10? Oh-to-be-born on this remarkably ordered numeric day, for the fun you’d have filling out the date-of-birth area on any forms for your entire life. I think you’d always feel a certain sense of pride every time you filled in […]

I’ve got Haiti on my mind…

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIf you follow my blog, then you may have seen all my posts about the painting I recently did for the orphans of Haiti. TOMORROW is the big day. The bidding starts on “HAITI: we have not forgotten”! If this isn’t enough to keep my mind thinking about Haiti […]

my cupboards are bare

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhy aren’t there any wet paintings in my drying rack today? I had a client come this morning to pick up the three commissioned pieces I painted for him in August. It looks so empty without those three paintings, but Ron was really excited about them, so I know […]

Dinner party at Famster HQ

Export to PDF | Export to DOCMy friend Kyle had a dinner party on Friday night and we were invited! As I was getting ready to walk out the door, it dawned on me that we were heading to FAMSTER Headquarters! So I grabbed my camera, and went there ready to snap some photos of […]

DONE! “bird bath”

Export to PDF | Export to DOCHere’s the newest oil painting that I just completed this week. You can read the story behind its inspiration in the What’s New section of my website.

Painting “bird bath” (part 3)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI finished this painting today! After getting all the “pieces” painted, I went back and made some adjustments. I put some more detail in the hibiscus flowers that are back towards the woods, and then made the foreground MUCH darker and a little blurrier. The main focus of this […]

painting “bird bath” (part 2)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCHere’s some photos from the progress on the oil painting I’ve been working on. It’s called “bird bath” and it’s a scene from my back yard last month when the hibiscus bushes were in their blooming glory.

Iris, Narcissus, and Four Gerberas find a good home!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI sold these THREE  paintings today: “iris,” “narcissus,” and “four gerberas!” “Iris” and “narcissus” will hang next to each other in a yellow family room with brown leather couches, which I think will look just stunning! When you put the two side by side, each painting pulls out colors from […]