Painting “bait stand”

I’m starting a new series of paintings today called “Low Country.” I have been wanting to work on this subject matter since the fall, so I can’t wait to dig in and get started! My first piece is from a photo I took at the marina in Cedar Key, Florida. I love how the white […]

Cedar Key, Florida–go there if you can!

http://www.cedarkey.org/island.html#about We spent the first half of last week in Milwaukee for the unexpected funeral of Tim’s boss/mentor for the past 10 years–a wonderful man that we will all dearly miss. 😦 Got back from that trip late Tuesday night, then left early Wednesday morning for a short vacation we had already planned before we […]

What’s your strategy at the library?

How do you choose a library book? Do you have a book in mind when you go, or are you hoping one will jump off the shelf and call your name?

My painting lives in Spain

This oil painting is called CIRCLES. It’s an abstract I painted in 2006 for some old college friends who now live in Spain. Their home is so inviting–the painting seems to be just the perfect finishing touch. Let’s take a tour of their lovely room…

Painting “afternoon nap” (part 1)

I started a new painting. It’s called “afternoon nap.” When it’s done, I want you to feel like you’re laying down in the foreground taking a nap outside.