The Lovely Nicolo

Painting in Italy – where do I start.  I felt like I found my true happiness and discovered it is not as hard to achieve as I thought.  More on that later, but first Nicolo. Yes, the landscaping is beautiful but so are the people. Nicolo posed for us one morning at the Villa –… Read More

Drawing 101 With the Teens

At our teen camp in July, our first day was focused on drawing so we could make sure all of the campers had the skills they needed to create beautiful paintings. Drawing accurately can make or break a painting. Some of the campers had never drawn with charcoal or learned the methods and techniques that… Read More

Come Sit With Me

  New original oil painting. Ring the bells  that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.  Leonard Cohen Come Sit With Me Medium Oil on Canvas Size 30 x 40 x 1.5 $3,400.00 USD Available   Ever since I took my first photo,… Read More

A Little Bit of Country

I completed this little Plein Air painting at the Sammamish Valley Garden. A Little Bit of Country Medium Oil on Panel Size 10 x 8 Available $600.00 USD   Everyone loves Woodinville for our wine tasting venues. But there is also a very strong agriculture element that is part of our community. Walk in the… Read More

New Work – Laundry

I have a new painting to share – Laundry. Laundry, 18 x 24 Oil on Panel, $1,500   That Day in Tuscany – -when the sun was beating down -strolling through the narrow alleys of the Tuscan village. -with the walls so high, the plants had to reach for the sun.   -and the laundry… Read More