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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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Playday

I decided just to play today with this still life of objects from my studio; my favorite gold bird, a Pfaltzgraf jug, a blue glass vase and a postcard with a little drawing of a face done by Monet when … Continue reading

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Cinnabar and Pomegranates

This may be a work in progress…I’m thinking about changing the background a bit. I’ll repost if I do. Tom’s dad bought the vase during a trip to China. This is a 12×16 oil on panel.

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Still life today…

16×16 oil painting on panel – three versions. I’ve had some fun with this piece. Thanks for suggestions from my friends Tatyana, Jan, Maggie, et al!

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