Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cherry Pickers – A Study

A little oil study of people picking cherries – 8″ x 10″ oil on panel.  I used an old photo of mine to make a preliminary sketch, then referred to both to make the painting. The panel I used is very slick, … Continue reading

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Backyard Still Life

I painted in the hot, hot weather today with my friend Jan Trager.  She supplied the beautiful backyard and flowers (and a nice lunch) and I brought some of the props.  We struggled a bit with drawing and composition and … Continue reading

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Chinese Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden

This is a beautiful place to be calm and to think.  Things we all need to do more often.  This is the last of my series of four paintings inspired by visits to the MO Botanical Garden.  The painting is an … Continue reading

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The Gardener

Here is the third of four paintings that are inspired by visits to the MO Botanical Garden.  This is an imagined scene of a gardener at the end of the day.  It’s an oil on canvas 20″ x 24″.

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