River Life

This new painting is titled “River Life”.   It means two things in this case.  One, life on the river in spring, especially during the American shad fishing season is way beyond beautiful, and so much fun.   Also, the … Continued

“Dimming of the Day”

I just completed this painting which represents the coast range of California near Cambria. The view is looking south to Morro Bay. Both Chris and I are pleased with the way it turned... READ MORE

The Tiffany Cypress

I painted this piece about 7 years ago but, upon reviewing it recently, decided it needed a more theatrical lighting effect. Specifically, I wanted warm light emanating from behind the cypress tree, creating... READ MORE

“Shapes and Colors”

Occasionally I go through periods in which loosening it up is helpful.  When doing so, I concentrate on shapes and colors rather than a more photo realistic representation.  This actually helps a lot... READ MORE

River Dreams

Here is my latest painting and frame.  Chris and I worked together on this frame.  It’s based on a design from a master wood worker from Seattle.  It was not easy squaring it... READ MORE