Friday, August 29, 2014

Spring Blue-wing 7x10

  This is a male Blue-Winged Teal.  I chose to show the outstretched wing and the blue patch for which it is named.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Sunstruck 10x15

  I liked building up the color, shapes and lighting on this sunlit red cabbage.
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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Goldeneye 9x12

  This is a male Common Goldeneye, a hardy and attractive diving duck.  They are the one of the last ducks to migrate, remaining in their breeding range until forced south by freezing waters.
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Monday, June 30, 2014

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

2015 Barn Calendar

 This calendar contains 12 images of my paintings depicting barns from around the United States. 
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Friday, May 16, 2014

Pintail Drake 5x7

 Named for their long, pointed tail feathers, the Northern Pintail is a handsome duck.  They prefer large expanses of open water.
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Sunday, April 27, 2014

May Flowers 8x10

  It has been a while since we've seen green hills in central California.  We are enjoying the results of the April showers.  The wild mustard has started to bloom.  The lupine and poppies will be next.
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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Caught By the Light - Coues Deer 14x18 - sold

  This is a Coues Whitetail Deer.  They live primarily in the foothills and mountains of Mexico and southern Arizona.  They are smaller than their cousins to the north, gray in color and elusive, which can make them difficult to spot.
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Friday, January 31, 2014

Morning Sentinel 8x12 - sold

  An oak tree stands against the morning sky.  In the tree is a Red-tailed Hawk waiting for things to warm up.
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Monday, January 6, 2014

Chamber of Commerce Day 12x8 - sold

  Over the past couple of years I have been drawn back to the town where I grew up with the help of the new Santa Paula Art Museum.  The depot has been a trademark of Santa Paula, CA but I have always associated it with the giant Moreton Bay Fig Tree across the street.  I chose this angle to include both.
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