A painting of a guitarist at the Plaza de Oriente in Madrid, Spain.
Starting on a painting commission of Bahia Honda Key, Florida.
When my family moved to a new neighborhood in Indiana when I was 12, there was another family who moved in close to our house, and they were from New York. During my teenage years, I became friends with their son who was the same age as me, and every year they would go vacationContinue reading “Rehoboth Beach Delaware Painting”
The pour over is an excellent way of making coffee for those that like to do things by hand (such as yours truly), given the process of pouring the water at just the right speed over the coffee grinds! I make myself one of these just about every single morning. I’ve read that a glassContinue reading “Pour Over Coffee Painting”
This painting shows a Mediterranean sea view, as seen from steps that pass through an architectural arch, down to the beach, in the Spanish coastal town of Nerja.
This painting was inspired by a day at the beach, many years ago, in Cádiz, Spain. During these days of frigid cold and people fearfully wearing masks everywhere (by mandate, I would add, at least where I live), it almost seems like a fantasy dream-world to reflect back upon. The warm shining sun, the healingContinue reading “A Carefree Painting of a Day at the Beach in Cádiz Spain”
Happy Valentines Day from my family to yours!
This is a recently commissioned pencil portrait drawing on archival, heavyweight paper that measures 12″ x 19″: You wouldn’t know this from just looking at the photo (as I found out yesterday when I delivered it, to my surprise!), but my client was adopted by his family in Lovettsville, VA, when he was orphaned inContinue reading “A Portrait Drawing with a few Surprises upon Delivery”
It’s been a very cold winter, and while I am glad the winter is finally cold again after so many years of more temperate winters, I am still looking forward to the warmer spring! This oil painting is of a narrow winding park in my neighborhood, through which a creek runs through. At certain timesContinue reading “The Beautiful Nature We Have Left – Painting of a Neighborhood Forest”
Last year my kids received kites as a gift and they were super excited to go fly them. One weekend when the weather was right, I took about an hour to untangle all of the lines (it was worth the effort), and we took them out to a nearby open field. This was the firstContinue reading “Flying Kites”