“still waters” (done!)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI finished up two paintings this week! It’s a big pair of square marsh paintings. Watch the slide show above if you want to see its progress from start to finish.

Merry Christmas, Mary!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCMy oil painting called “O Christmas Tree” is on its way to the Midwest today! A long-time collector of mine bought it as a surprise for his wife. I think it will definitely brighten up their winter. 🙂

a painting for myself (“winter berries” done!)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI’ve finished a Christmas present for me (from me.) It’s still on my easel drying, but hopefully it will be ready to hang over my fireplace by the weekend. You can watch the two-minute video below if you’d like to see it come to life — from start to finish. […]

painting “winter berries” (part 1)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCLast year I started a new tradition. At the beginning of each December, I’m painting myself a new “winter painting” to hang over my fireplace. The plan is to then auction off last year’s painting. We’ll see if I get that far this year. 🙂 I’m hoping to finish […]

Location #82 + the Meaning behind my Paintings

Export to PDF | Export to DOC142 artists opened up their studios on November 6 & 7, as part of the 2010 Greenville OPEN STUDIOS Tour. All weekend long I heard people say “I wish we had time to see  ALL the studios!” So for those of you who didn’t get a chance to stop by location […]

What’s behind door #109?

Export to PDF | Export to DOCYou’ll find out if you stop by during Greenville Open Studios this weekend. Saturday, November 6, 2010: 10am-6pm Sunday, November 7, 2010: noon-6pm

done! (“pear orchard”)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI finished this vibrant oil painting in April,but just finally put it on my website this week. If you make it to Open Studios on Friday or Saturday, you’ll get to see it hanging on a burnt orange wall… it’s a rather stunning combination if I do say so […]

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 […]

done! “hilton head marsh #3″

Export to PDF | Export to DOCThis piece is the final installment in the series of six small oil paintings I’ve created called “Scenes from Hilton Head Island.” When I uploaded the finished image to my website, I realized that it’s the 200th painting I have showing on my site. There might be a few […]