Monday, November 12, 2018

Chasing the Golden Light

Chasing the Golden Light - Pastel 9 x 12

It is the time of year when the late afternoon light is at its best. Warm browns, greens and oranges and that bright spot of gold in the distance...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Glow at Otter Creek

Glow at Otter Brook - Harpswell, ME. Pastel 9 x 12

From a walking trail in Harpswell, Maine when the late afternoon light was just perfect!

Friday, August 24, 2018

Small Gathering

A Small Gathering - Pastel 10 x 10
I could paint poppies every day but this is the last poppy painting for now as my interest has turned to other subjects...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Moving with the Wind

Moving with the Wind - Pastel 12 x 18

From a day in Provence when the mistral moved things about. Poppies remain my favorite wild flowers.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Left or Right?

Left or Right? - Pastel 9 x 12

Even if you are not sure of your whereabouts in the Tuscan countryside, the GPS will eventually get you there!

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Tuscan Broom

Tuscan Broom
Pastel 8 x 6

A small plein air piece done from our villa's front door. 

Friday, June 29, 2018

Path to the Villa - Pastel 9 x 12

I recently returned from a memorable trip to Tuscany. This country road lined with cypress trees and poppies led to the villa we rented on Sienna's hillside.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Yellow Profusion

Yellow Profusion - Pastel 9 x 12

The last of my forsythia mini series. A beautiful profusion of yellow to be enjoyed while it lasts! These bushes are now an undistinguishable green among other bushes.

This painting is also available at the Yarmouth Gallery for the "Key to Contrasts" show which will be on until September 2018.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Spring Delight

Spring Delight
Pastel 9 x 12

Another scene of forsythia in bloom before they all turn green. 

This painting is available at the Yarmouth Gallery for the "Key to Contrasts" show. The Artists Opening Reception is on May 19, 4:00 to 7:00PM. Come and enjoy the show which will be on until September.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Spring Burst

Spring Burst
Pastel 10 x 10

After a long winter, spring burst alive in just one week. I set up my easel and painting gear on my porch and painted this forsythia bush in its full yellow glory in my back yard. New England is at its best in the spring!