Saturday, November 23, 2013

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Evening Sprig 14x21 sold







   
 I spotted these pintail ducks resting near a small patch of reeds late in the day.  Sprig is a common nickname for this type of duck.  Prints of this image are now available.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Hiding Spot 5x7

  I have a lot of these Valley Quail around my home.  This one is emerging from his hiding spot after a Cooper's Hawk flew by.
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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Fall in the Talkeetnas 9x12

  This is barn in Alaska's Matanuska Valley with the Talkeetna Mountains in the background.
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

The Old and the New 9x12

  I spotted this barn in Minnesota a few years ago.  I liked the ivy growing on the old silo and barn.  I had not planned to include the newer, white garage in the foreground but after several attempts, I felt it provided good contrast in value and subject matter.
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Monday, May 27, 2013

Grandpa's Barn 5x7

  I like the challenge of painting different textures with a variety of brushstrokes.  This one fit the bill.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Settlers 24x16

 A pair of western bluebirds have decided to build a nest near this old cabin.
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013

Matanuska Sunset 12x24

  This is Alaska's Matanuska Valley were Canada Geese are common during the summer months.  Prints of this image are available.
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Sunday, February 3, 2013

In the Aspens 7x5 - sold




I painted some studies in Colorado this past fall.  I decided to put a mule deer in this one.
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013