The Show is Up

January 08, 2013

Ian, Rebecca and I hung paintings for my show yesterday. It went very smoothly and I'm really happy with the result. It's a great space for showing my artwork. The bar ...

My Master Frame Maker

January 02, 2013

Some of the paintings for the show still need frames. Ian makes all my frames for me. Fortunately it's not raining because our back yard is the workshop. He's making ...

Blustery Day

October 31, 2012

It's a blustery Halloween day which reminded me of this pastel drawing that's always been one of my faves. Originally done for the October page of a calendar. So a ...

New Paint Brush from Florence

June 27, 2012

My friend Rebecca Marks brought me a very special gift from Italy. A boar bristle brush. Can't wait to use

En Plein Air

June 22, 2012

I seldom paint "en plein air" but the Indian Paintbrush on Galiano Island (my home away from home) this year were so prolific and awesome I gave it a shot. I'm happy ...

Where have I been?

June 13, 2012

Not in my painting studio, that's for sure. But this warmer weather and sunshine is inspiring me. So hopefully I'll get back to regular ...

Since it’s Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012

I'm posting a painting of a tulip that isn't dead, just fading a


January 27, 2012

I love persimmons but only to look at and paint. I've never eaten one. I looked up how to prepare a persimmon for eating. I haven't tried this yet. 1 Wash the ...