Three Easy steps to solving ALL of Life’s problems. (If ONLY!)

When at a loss for what to do… 1. Do what you know HOW to DO. 2. Remember what you KNOW to be TRUE. 3. Find something NEW for YOU. I like to explore ALL my options. So much so, that it has become a joke in our family. If you want something researched like a […]

Done! “beach”

“Beach” if the final piece in my series of four oil paintings called “VACATION!” I’m planning to have this painting with me at the Midtown Festival of the Arts in Atlanta on September 25th and 26th. If you go to the in the  Snapshot section of my website, you’ll find the story of what inspired this painting called […]

Done! “buoys”

No matter how often I type the word “buoys” it still seems like it’s spelled incorrectly. Isn’t it funny how some words will do that the more you look at them? “Buoys” if the third of four oil paintings from my “Vacation” series. It’s one of my FAVORITE paintings that I’ve created in 2010. If […]

Done! “boat dock”

Here is the second of four oil paintings from my “Vacation” series. I’ll have  these with me at my upcoming art show in Atlanta on September 25th and 26th, 2010. You can read what’s my favorite part of this painting called  “boat dock,” in the  Snapshot section of my website. If you want to receive […]

Done! “bait stand”

All four of the paintings in my “Vacation” series are done and dry. I’ll have  these with me at my upcoming art show in Atlanta on September 25th and 26th. You can read the story behind the  inspiration for “bait stand” in the  Snapshot section of my website.

20 gallons of Blueberries

One of the fun things we’ve done this summer was visit a local blueberry patch. Here’s some photos from a glorious morning spent enjoying the sights and sounds of the countryside in the Upstate of South Carolina. If you’re interested in picking your own blueberries, here’s the information from the farm we went to. I […]

DONE! “bird bath”

Here’s the newest oil painting that I just completed this week. You can read the story behind its inspiration in the What’s New section of my website.

Painting “bird bath” (part 3)

I finished this painting today! After getting all the “pieces” painted, I went back and made some adjustments. I put some more detail in the hibiscus flowers that are back towards the woods, and then made the foreground MUCH darker and a little blurrier. The main focus of this painting should be the middle section […]

painting “bird bath” (part 2)

Here’s some photos from the progress on the oil painting I’ve been working on. It’s called “bird bath” and it’s a scene from my back yard last month when the hibiscus bushes were in their blooming glory.

Painting my bird bath

For the past several days I’ve been working on a painting called “bird bath.” It’s going to be my entry into a competition held by the Greenville Master Gardener’s Association. Their theme for the 2011 Garden Symposium is “Celebrating the Southern Garden: Places that Feed the Soul & Satisfy the Appetite.” So this painting is […]