Getting ready for the annual student show

Closely observed 6 – the 6th annual student show will open on Monday, November 11th. There will be an artists’ reception on Sunday, November 16th, from 2 to 4pm. All are invited. The invitation image is a beautiful autumnal collage created by my students


Wish I were back in the South West

Working on a series of landscapes- “North East by South West”. Cathedral Rocks, New Mexico. Limited palette but lots of color. Acrylic on wood panel. 16 x 16″.


Continuing Maine series

Exploring Maine memories – the trip to the lake, the tiny islands and always the light Acrylic on wood panel, 16 x 16″


Celebrating Fall with a fall festival

So last weekend saw me wrestling with a large papier-mâché scarecrow, getting ready for the annual scarecrow making competition at the Bush Holley House in Cos Cob. Sunday was a glorious day but my scarecrow did not do a very good job of keeping the birds away.




Stormy Seas

Autumn gale this past weekend so time for a storm at sea painting. Watercolor 22 x 30″. Perhaps Moby Dick will get his revenge.


Back at the Lake

Continuing with the Maine series. Another lakeside view with more autumn color. Acrylic on wood panel 16 x 16″.


Maine Coastal

Inspired by a wonderful weekend in Maine. Coastal landscape, acrylic on wood panel. 16 x 16 “


Morning Glories

Morning Glories on a gold background. Watercolor and golf gouache 11 x 17 ”


Rainy Day Study – digital version

Rainy day study- iPad sketch. Early one morning. The same view in Maine.


Are those colors real?

Better ask my friend Darrell who took the photograph on which this study is based. Getting ready to teach a watercolor workshop up in Maine.