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"Wetland Path"

“Wetland Path”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $550.00 USD

At most locations where I find myself painting I also do a bit of scouting for the setting of my next piece. While I was working last week in the blueberry grounds, I followed the through path down hill into the glades beside a stream. It may have been the Tiasquam River, but I am not certain. The path is well maintained and had this short passage over a wet area before a foot bridge. Taking a quick snapshot to refresh my memory later in the studio, I liked the image enough to go back and create this work. I tried some Skin So Soft to ward off the multitude of mosquitoes and came home smiling, happy but odiferous…

"Equilibrium"

“Equilibrium”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $550.00 USD

Out in the woods at dusk, there comes a moment when the light and dark are at equilibrium. It is still possible to make out the larger forms and shapes, but the dimmer light and colors of a winter wood lot leave the smaller details indistinguishable one from another……

"A Road Less Traveled"

“A Road Less Traveled”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.

It has been deer hunting season. I desperately wanted to paint this scene in the woods, halfway down my friends’ driveway in an active hunting area at dusk. Not a sane choice to make especially with no hunter orange clothing to wear, but… I drove down to the spot. Set up against the front of my van in the middle of the drive. Whistled a happy tune and began to paint until the colors disappeared on my palette and in the woods…

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\"More Sheep\"

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

I have been watching this flock of sheep for a week or so waiting for them to be in the right place with the right light. Today was the charm…

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\"The Path Thru\"

“The Path Thru”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.

Through the fields and wood to the barrier beach…

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“Path And Clearing”

“Path And Clearing”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″ oil on canvas panel, SOLD