Thursday, August 22, 2019

Michigan Sunsets

Cloudy Evenings on the shores of Lake Michigan provide dramatic sunsets




Someday I will sail into the sunset
10" x 20" oil on canvas panel



Red skies at night, sailors delight
10" x 20" oil on canvas panel

Monday, August 19, 2019

Summer Flowers

I don't need to go far from home to paint flowers




Apricot Iris
12" x 6" oil on canvas panel


Agnes loved peonies
8" x 10" oil on canvas panel



When the morning sun touches the garden
12" x 24" oil on canvas panel

Friday, August 16, 2019

In the Water

I have always found the transparency of water by the shore to be a challenge to paint.
 So I tried again


Puddling around the edge
12" x 12" oil on canvas

Summer in Michigan

Whats my excuse for not posting in so long???
I spent the summer in Michigan at a cottage with very poor internet service.
Here are some of my Lake Michigan Paintings.



Pilgrim Haven view
8" x 10" oil on canvas panel



Bluff view
8" x 10" oil on canvas panel


Waves are building up
8" x 10" oil on gessobord


Friday, May 17, 2019

Ironwood Picnic Area- Tucson Mountain Park

Kaye and Eliza joined me for another round of painting at the Ironwood Picnic area.  So many wonderful views, so little time.


The golden Palo Verde trees were visible up the mountain.
10" x 8" oil on linen panel






Its yellow season!!
8" x 16" oil on linen panel



Just finished blocking in another study at Ironwood Picnic Area


Sunday, May 5, 2019

Painting with Kaye

Last week Kaye and I met at Ironwood picnic area in Tucson Mountain Park. 
We focused on a view of Cat mountain.
Palo Verdes were beginning to bloom and the Ocotilla' were waving their red blossoms.


Spring at Tucson Mountain Park
8" x 16"  oil on linen panel

Kaye brought a fan to keep cool.


I had the shade of my umbrella.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Painting at Tanque Verde Ranch

A group of friends from Brenda Semanic's Studio invited me to paint with them at the iconic
  Tanque Verde Guest Ranch. 
Enjoyed an adult beverage after at the ranch's "Dog House". 
Wonderful group to paint with !!


Guest Ranch House
8" x 10" oil on gessobord

available at SAAG gallery
La Encatada Mall, Tucson AZ