Chris just completed the frame for my latest large work. This piece is 2 and half feet by 5 feet. The frame is American Red Oak, American Walnut, Kokomo Art Glass inlay with copper patinized Tiffany style solder.
Here is a small 4×9 inch painting that I just completed. It’s a resolved work on it’s own but it’s primary purpose is as a study for a larger work. I was unsure about the foreground from my sketched … Continued
Here is my latest painting. As always, Chris made the craftsman style frame on this piece as well. She used reclaimed quartersawn oak from an old table too damaged to repair. After planing it, she discovered the most beautiful … Continued
Here is a new painting depicting the creek behind our house. I spend a lot of time here sketching, running, skiing and fishing. I great place to pass the time and seek new painting ideas. Appropriately, this creek … Continued
I started my career in art as a wildlife artist with a special focus on birds. My interest in birds went hand in glove with my interest in drawing. On occasion I revisit this early motivation for artistic expression. … Continued
Painting from memory is one of my favorite was to express myself artistically. I like the simplicity of this tiny piece – done completely from memory. Painting with the goal of expressing mood over a refined, technical approach … Continued
Fresh off the easel. I just finished this large painting but I wasn’t sure if it was done. I had a feeling that the missing ingredient might be the frame. It’s unusual in it’s shape and composition and I … Continued
I live on the shores of a beautiful mountain lake in the Northern Sierras. As an avid fly fisher, I spend a lot of time on the lake and love catching smallmouth bass, rainbow trout and, my favorite, in the … Continued