Memories of marshmallows & marshes to mellow your upcoming month.

Have you ever thought about what it means to “mellow out?” My newest painting called “Marsh Mellow Day” is a view that helps me to slow down and take a deep breath.

A February Calendar for Your Computer Desktop!

February, 2011 To welcome in the new month, I’ve made this February 2011 Calendar for your computer’s desktop. Just click on the image, save it to your desktop, and then make that image your wallpaper. Let new the month begin! Click here to read about this painting on my website. Click here to subscribe to my […]

“sabbath rest” (done!)

Here’s the second painting in my pair of large square marsh paintings. The photo that inspired this painting was one I took during the Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival in 2009. Have you ever visited the Low Country of South Carolina? I find it to be quite breath-taking. Why the title? About the time I […]

“still waters” (done!)

I 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.

a pair of marshy paintings (in progress)

Here’s a pair of paintings I started in October. They’ve been drying for a while, so now I can begin the next phase in my process: painting the grasses.   Right now it looks like somebody gave the grass a crew-cut. Since the water is dry I can bring the blades of grass up into […]

done! (“pear orchard”)

I 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 myself! Here’s a link that shows […]

done! (“afternoon nap”)

I’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 very subtle, but now that I’ve […]

done! “hilton head marsh #3″

This 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 paintings lurking around that have never […]

painting “hilton head marsh #3″

One day during our visit to Hilton Head Island last July, we spent the morning biking through the wildlife preserve that was adjacent to Hilton Head. The three marsh paintings from my series “Scenes from Hilton Head Island” were all inspired by our quiet bike ride.

done! “hilton head marsh #2″

    Here’s the fifth of six paintings in my new series of small oil paintings called “Scenes from Hilton Head Island.” You can visit my website to see the entire series…