Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Portmagee Boats

Did this demo this morning from a photo I took in Portmagee Ireland.  Changed a few things from the photo...8 x 10 oil on board.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

workshop Weston, MA

 Had a great workshop in Weston, MA...some of my demos...oil and pastel

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Pastel 100 2016

 Honored to have my pastel, European Street Scene selected for honorable mention in the Pastel Journal's top 100 pastels of 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Ireland Distance

Ireland Distance
My first painting from my Ireland reference.  It's hard to describe the feeling of beauty and distance.  I'll keep trying.  8 x 8 oil on board

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


What an amazing trip in Ireland!  We were on the Ring of Kerry surrounded by ocean, amazing hills and valleys, fabulous people, wonderful students and let's not forget, Guiness...which is delicious in Ireland.

some of my efforts here...though capturing what we saw is difficult

Friday, September 30, 2016


Tried this one..not in my comfort zone..."Brownstone" 8 x 10 oil on canvas