“shoreline view” finds a good home!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhile we were visiting my family in Milwaukee a few weeks ago,  I had the privilege of selling another painting to one of my long-time collectors! Dave picked up one of my newest oil paintings called  “shoreline view” while I was on vacation in Wisconsin. I first met he […]

Done! “shoreline view”

Export to PDF | Export to DOC“Shoreline view” is the sixth in a series of six oil paintings I recently completed. The series was called “WATER” and for simplicity’s sake, I was referring to each painting by a number. So if you’ve seen posts on “water painting #6”, here’s how it finally turned out. If […]

Done! “grassy dune”

Here’s an oil painting I created that’s inspired by the dunes in Saugatuck, MI.

Done! “dune path”

Export to PDF | Export to DOC“Dune path” is the third in a series of six oil paintings I recently completed. The series was called “WATER” and for simplicity’s sake, I was referring to each painting by a number. So if you’ve seen posts on “water painting #3”, here’s how it finally turned out. If […]

Art Fair Business 101

Export to PDF | Export to DOC Whenever I’m talking to people about applying to an art show, more often than not, they seem surprised by the fact that you “have to apply.” So here is my first lesson on what it takes to get into an art show. I spent the first half of […]

Last but not least… Water Painting #5! (part 3)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI thought I was totally done with my series called “WATER.” But when I pulled #5 out of the drying rack to photograph it, the colors just looked a little weak compared to the other five in this series. So yesterday I added some highlights and have declared it […]

Finishing up Water Painting #3 (part 5)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCTHIS is the first painting in this series in which I experimented with adding crazy-colored-shadows. I had planned to just try adding a few teeny, tiny dots of orange to help the painting “pop.” I liked how that looked enough to add another color, then another, etc. It has […]

water painting #6

Export to PDF | Export to DOCOne of the elements I’m trying to create in each of my WATER paintings is the feeling that the grasses are gently moving in the breeze. Our neighbors have some of these same grasses at the end of their driveway, so every time I drive, run, or walk past […]

celebrating the summer solstice while painting Water #6

So many grasses to paint on “water #6.” This painting is inspired from the shores of Lake Michigan.

painting what’s not really there (water painting #6)

Here’s the latest photos of my progress on Water Painting #6–a scene inspired from the shores of Lake Michigan.