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Willow Meets Pond

At the annual Southern Oregon Plein Air Painting Competition, it’s tempting to wander out among the vineyards and paint the golden hills. I chose a close-in perspective of this beautiful pond. It fills me with a sense of peace every time I see it. SOLD

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On The Dunes

Of my recent work, this painting stands out to me because of its otherworldly nature. The sweeping winds of the Oregon Dunes create a fascinating landscape sand, hardy plant life, and changing light. This painting flew from my online store like a sudden breeze! SOLD

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Even More Marvelous Moons

I tend to paint the moon more often in the winter. The full moon is just so luminous and bright in a dark and cold time of year, it’s impossible for my artistic eye to resist. This series continues to be a popular one for me. I like to think that in these troubled times of […]

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Hike and Learn – Cloud Sketching

Free slide talk and hike! Learn to identify clouds and get tips on how to and practice sketching them! Clouds are fascinating and learning more about them will open up a whole new world to you. Slide Talk Friday May 26, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 pm Guanajuato Room, Ashland Library Hike and Sketch Saturday May 27, […]

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Neighbor’s Tree

My Neighbor’s Tree just keep giving and giving. It’s suuuuper convenient to paint it because I can just walk out to my front driveway and if it’s too cold, rainy or SNOWY(!?), I can paint while looking out the studio window.

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McVay Beach with Storm Coming

Plein Air Landscape painted at the Oregon Coast last weekend.  It was lovely to be at the ocean.

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Close to Home

My friend David Rosenak is a landscape painter who found himself working closer and closer and closer to home and realized he had a lifetime of paintings to make without leaving his property. When he first revealed this to me I thought it was a little odd, but perfect for him – see more about […]

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Landscapes

I’ve mostly moved inside the studio for the winter – here are a couple of paintings from back in the fall.  Filed under: Landscape, painting, Paintings, Uncategorized Tagged: landscape, painting, plein air, tree

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SALE time!

About once a year I decide I need to get seriously organized and I go through the studio finding pieces that I’d like to find a nice new home.  These are pieces I love but don’t have plans to show and so I’d much rather get them to folks at a great deal instead of […]

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Composition ~ The Foundation of a Painting

I woke this morning with the feeling that something had changed.  The air felt a little crisper, the sky looked a little darker and I could smell the earthy scent of leaves scattered on the ground in the woods. Yes, this is the feeling of fall, my favorite time of year! To celebrate the season, this year I am offering a September workshop that includes painting outdoors with a focus on Composition. An important element in a painting is a good compostion which includes line, balance, movement, abstract form and many other details that are needed to create a great…

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