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Sunday Painting

Painted with some MOPAPA friends this past Sunday. Pink carnations in a green glass vase. 9×12 oil on Centurion panel.

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Valentine’s Day Flowers

Not much to say here, just hoping to bring some beauty to the day. 9×12 oil on Centurion panel.

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Still Life with Fruit, Flowers and China

Another still life for the New Year; yellow Chrysanthemums, apples, and painted china vase and platter. This is an alla prima 12×16 oil on panel.

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Still Life with Green and White

Another 11×14 still life with some things I had and some things from the second-hand store; french fabric, a candle, a green and white painted bottle and a white luster vase. The flowers were in the clearance cart at the … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

Hello Friends! Well, it’s been awhile since I posted any work – had some health issues, had to take some time off and am now doing well. Feels so good to be painting again. Here is an alla prima still … Continue reading

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Another Still Life Painting

A few last things gathered from the garden, along with a collection of pottery. This is an 11×14 oil on panel.

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Choosing a background to set the mood for your still life painting

I’ve been looking at the work of different painters I admire (Manet, some contemporaries and Emil Carlsen in particular) to understand not only how they achieve realism, but also a sense of harmony or quietude in their work. I notice … Continue reading

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Flowers en Plein Air

This is a plein air piece from last year’s University City Plein Air event. That evening after the event, I painted with Sandy Graeser Haynes on the grounds of the Community Center. It was pure pleasure. This painting is a … Continue reading

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Walking to Agate Falls State Park – Michigan

  Saw this old tree riddled with Pileated Woodpecker holes hiking to Agate Falls this past week. This is a 1-1/2 hour quick study – 6×9 oil on prepared paper.

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Sunflowers

A small oil of sunflowers in my backyard. Ah Summer-hot but blooming. This is a 9×12 on panel.

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