Monthly Archives: August 2015

Backyard Pond

This is a quick study of our backyard container pond.  We have four goldfish and the painting is named after them.  If you’re wondering about ‘Blackie’, he started out black and then changed to orange after a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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August in St. Louis

Nothing says August in St. Louis like the sound of cicadas in the trees! This unfortunate bug ended up as the artist’s specimen/model. This painting is a 6×8 oil on panel.

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Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary

It was a hot, humid, sunny paint-out this morning with MOPAPA at The Audubon Center at Riverlands in West Alton. This is a view of the Melvin Price Locks and Dam from the front deck of the nature center. One of … Continue reading

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Castor Bean

Some of the MOPAPA gang and I painted in my friend Jan’s amazing garden yesterday.  The sky was overcast for the most part, and the day was hot and extremely humid.  I couldn’t believe all the colors in this plant. Apparently the … Continue reading

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