My latest small painting….
Here is my latest small painting. It is derived from my experiences far in the backcountry of the central Sierras here in California. This was sketched on a calm evening the night before the wind went crazy and set fire … Continued
My Latest Large Painting
This painting is the latest in a series of long horizontal works depicting the hills I grew up exploring in California. It is 65 inches wide. It is also the most “tonal” of my recent paintings of the California coast … Continued
I just finished this piece. I sketched it outdoors at the creek in the “backyard” and then painted it in the studio. It’s actually much looser than it looks, and was very fun to paint. There is so … Continued
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
A new piece from my sketchbook
Here is my latest painting. Finished on May 29th, 2017. Another piece from my Sierra sketchbook from 2016. I can’t wait to get back up to the high country again this year but it will be a late start to … Continued
Here is my latest framed painting
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
Another new California Landscape
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
A Productive Weekend….
I just finished this painting a few minutes ago. Dreaming of summer fun in the Sierras, full of backpacking, hiking and plenty of fishing.
A new painting of my “backyard”.
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
“Trees of the Western Wind”
Here is another painting depicting a favorite subject, Monterey cypress trees, and inspired by a favorite painter, Arthur Matthews. This painting now resides in a beautiful craftsman home in San Francisco. READ MORE
A New Piece, Painted From Fond Memories
This new painting, which is no longer available, was based on many memories. It was inspired by experiences exploring the rivers and creeks surrounding my home and studio in far northern California, where... READ MORE
“The Hills of Serenity”
This is painting is available, as of February 20, 2023. A favorite subject framed in beautiful quartersawn oak and American black walnut. It is exhibited at Christopher Queen Galleries in Duncans Mills, CA... READ MORE