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Late Summer

A late Summer still life of one of the last of the sunflowers in our garden. I painted this over a still life “fail” from earlier this year. The background has remnants of that prior painting, giving this one more … Continue reading

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Summer Still Life

A work-in-progress. The drawing needs some correction on this one! When finished, the painting will be a 9×12 oil on panel. I’ll be working on the ellipse of the plate and the table. I’m enjoying leaving the background partly unfinished … Continue reading

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Summer, cont’d.

Another still life today. Our weather continues to be hot and humid so I’m working inside to preserve my health and sanity! I have lots of great Summer subjects to paint. Here are two welcome signs of warm weather – … Continue reading

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More Koi

Another Koi painting. I’m enjoying depicting the many colors and patterns of these beautiful fish. This painting is a 12×16 oil on panel.

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More Koi Fish

Since it’s too hot for me to paint outside right now, I’m working indoors exploring compositions with swimming koi fish. I was inspired by a recent visit to the Japanese garden at Mobot.org here in STL. This painting is a … 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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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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Color and Pattern

Playing here with complementary colors, textures (glass, fabric) and a selection of flowers from our backyard… This is an oil painting on panel and measures 11×14.

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Hiking at Shaw Nature Reserve

Last month Tom and I hiked at Shaw Nature Reserve during a controlled prairie burn – something the caretakers do every Winter. The distant trail was closed but we could see and smell the smoke across the glade. This is … Continue reading

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Glass Bowl with Apples and Oranges

Oil on panel 12×24. Looks like that orange is about to take a leap!

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