Octopus Island – New Painting

Octopus Island, Oil on Panel 18 x 24 $2,200.00 USD Sold Artist Comments As our summer trip to Desolation Sound was coming to an end, we made a quick run to Refuge Cove for ice and wine.  We then went through the Hole-in-the-Wall towards Octopus Island for one last summer night with the Flotilla.  It… Read More

Today – Thoughts at the End of 2018

You cannot live in the past, it is just a memory. You cannot live in the future, it is just your imagination. You can only be in the present. “Life is what happens while you’’re busy making other plans.” John Lennon Hi Friends, One cannot help but remember the past and think about the future… Read More

Friday Afternoon

Friday Afternoon 8 x 10, Oil on Panel $600, Available Remember that sunny Friday afternoon a couple of weeks ago. It was at the end of a stretch of Indian Summer and we all knew the rain was coming soon. I played hooky that afternoon and ate lunch at an outside cafe. The city was… Read More

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

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

In Monet’s Kitchen – Oil Paintings

I have two new oil paintings to share with you. These paintings were inspired by a visit to Monet’s House in Giverny. In Monet’s Kitchen,  11 x 14, Oil on Panel, Available  They just make me happy, so I call them my happily-ever-after paintings. Reflections, 14 x 11, Oil on Panel, Available They reflect not… Read More