Monthly Archives: December 2010

Kelly’s Venice

The perspective on this painting is a little off, but it is one of the more challenging of my paintings.  I did it for my niece from one of the pictures portraying her travels while her dad and mom were … Continue reading

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Yellowstone

Jake worked one summer in Yellowstone doing trail work and manning the ranger stations.  He set us up in this cabin used by park workers in a secluded location where we were completely by ourselves.  We had to be careful … Continue reading

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Remington

Remy doing her intense duty of scrutinizing our back yard for squirrels, birds, or any other signs of movement.

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This is a rice paper textured watercolor done for my daughter of her dog.  Rem always finds any sliver of sunlight to lie in ………the most spoiled bird dog ever.

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Christmas Cards

                                                                                 

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wine and wood…reflections of relaxation

A still life painted for Tom……probably one of my favorites. Continue reading

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Conasauga River

This was from a shot when standing in the middle of the river during a hiking trip where my son and daughter were able to meet up with us.  It was a perfect trip and hope to return to this … Continue reading

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Almost Home

This was an art class assignment to do a high horizon painting.  I was happy that I didn’t “muddy” up the colors as I always struggle with this.  The name “Almost Home” was because it takes me back to my Indiana … Continue reading

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Belize

I painted this as a thank you for the owners of this house on the island of San Pedro off of Belize.  We had use of a golf cart which we took into the tiny town after getting on a … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Choice

My grandpa would go up into the hills behind the farm to get the scruffiest Christmas trees ever.  This one doesn’t do justice to how bad they were, but it does acknowledge an endearing memory of him.

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Summer Stilllife

This was my first attempt with watercolor canvas.  The sun and bright colors made this a fun painting.

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Tennesee Farm

I love this old farmhouse in the rolling hills of Tennessee.   Spending time there has provided a relief from the “burbs” where we are able to appreciate our friend’s respect for the land and the memories that his family homestead provides.

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Out in the Barn

Out in the Barn     December 2008 Growing up when we were looking for dad my mom would always say he was “out in the barn”.  So when I was trying to think of a name for this Christmas card Tom … Continue reading

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Sonning Bridge

Sonning, England – We stayed with my brother Bill in London one summer during his five year stay.  This old bridge in Sonning was his favorite of all the “old bridges” he had discovered.  I wanted to paint this for him … Continue reading

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