Gossamer Wings


  Gossamer Wings is a soft-colored mixed media abstract painting using oil pastels, acrylic paint, charcoal, graphite and ink on 11 x 15 inches 140gsm archival paper created in an abstract expressionist style using techniques akin to Jackson Pollock with hints of Willem De Kooning. The original is for sale directly from me or Saatchi’s… Continue reading Gossamer Wings

When the fog breaks


New abstract acrylic painting on canvas using softer colors and palette knife.  I love this! The signed original is 16 x 20 x .75 on gallery wrapped canvas and is available directly from the blog at a discounted $395. Through Saatchi, it is offered at $1175. Saatchi also offers museum quality giclee prints and canvas… Continue reading When the fog breaks

Winter’s Bone and Sinew – New Painting


> A week ago, we had two lovely snowfalls back to back.  It shut the schools down for, well, the entire week.  It also meant closure of Sharp Spring’s Natural Area, an exquisite many acres of nearly virgin land.  I parked outside the gates, and with my Iphone and dog, went exploring and picture-taking. My… Continue reading Winter’s Bone and Sinew – New Painting

>Do try this at home!


>At least that is what I’ve found… Working in my own studio, I feel comfortable and can explore on things that might seem too ambitious for a 3-5 hour class where I have to tote all the gear in, subject myself to Hazel’s criticism, and work with limitations of size and scope. So over this… Continue reading >Do try this at home!

>Acrylics, LOVE THEM!!!


>OK, the vacation is almost over and I hate like heck to leave and return home. That said, I’ve discovered a newfound love: ACRYLICS! OMG, why doesn’t anyone ever tell new painters that they are so much easier to work with than watercolors? That the final product is vibrant, fun, exciting … brilliant! That they… Continue reading >Acrylics, LOVE THEM!!!