Several people ask how I can part with paintings that have great meaning. My favorite paintings are "sold." I explain how this family painting is not quite priceless.
Monet painted water lilies for 40 years, writing about how he practiced and perfected values, colors, and the play of light. This 30-minute video shows how I tried to learn from my mistakes, painted from a photo I took a few years during a visit to the Biltmore estate in Asheville, North Carolina.
Andrew Wyeth never went more than 15 miles from home for his paintings. With the coronavirus pandemic, I did all of these oil sketches within 15 steps of home.
The sun shines bright o'er our old Kentucky homes as spring blooms. These are several sketches done during the month of April.
Finished over the winter holidays, this brief video shows how to simplify and balance a painting. This is another in my series of paintings from photos taken by friend Shannon Jackson-Arnold during her trip to southern France.
Painting emotions and symbols and discussing the history of Easter lilies. Episode 6 of my video art journal.
Strolling the sunflower fields of Southern France without leaving your home. This 12x16 inch oil painting on gallery-wrap canvas, with a plein air floating frame, is available for a starting bid of $40 on my Facebook page ($280 value).
One hour before sunrise, this was the pre-dawn glow over the mangroves as viewed from "our" private Florida island near Captiva and Sanibel.
I purposely sought to do this quickly, with thick paint, and loosely and impressionistically. I am very happy with the colors, captured rapidly on location as the light kept changing.
The original, prints, and even mugs are available here.