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"Magnolia Jungle"

“Magnolia Jungle”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.

Regularly painting for 5 years without much of a break, I am back to my palette after a month of not working. It was nice to not have the daily pressure of creating, but I did miss painting spring this year…

"Spring Morning"

“Spring Morning” , this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $550.00 USD

For the last two days, when first I’ve walked into my studio I have smelled a most delicious, almost citrous odor. Couldn’t figure out what it was nor where it was coming from. This evening I went out to pick a wild flower bouquet to paint. As I was arranging it and turning on the still life spot lights to prepare to paint, I found the iris bud I had painted 2 days ago totally open in its full splendor. That is what had wafted out that wonderful scent and I knew I had to paint it now…

"The Moon Gate"

“The Moon Gate” , this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $550.00 USD

I discovered this garden in a local newpaper article. Went to see it and photographed it, but had not been able to paint there until today. It is one of the most incredible, small, 3.5 acres, gardens I have ever enjoyed painting in, bar none. The Chandor Gardens was designed and built starting in 1936 by British portrait painter Douglas Chandor. Some of his most famous portrait sitters were Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Queen Elizabeth. I look forward to creating many more images from this marvelous place. This particular image is of the Moon Gate Douglas built. Some of the imbedded decorative elements near the top are made out of whole soda bottles with the bottoms painted copper green/blue! The colored icons on the top ends are dragons denoting the prestige of the owner or of the house…

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Mountain Time

“Mountain Time”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel, $500.00 US

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\"At the Main Gate\"

“At The Main Gate”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel, SOLD.

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\"Mesquite\"

“Mesquite”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel, $500.00 US

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\"Lily Life\"

“Lily Life”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel, SOLD

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\"Three Macintosh?\"

“Three Macintosh?”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.

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\"Flowers by the Pool\"

“Flowers by the Pool”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel, $500.00 US

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\"Good with Chips\"

“Good With Chips”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel, SOLD

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