Tethered to the Dock Painting

Amidst every element of weather – sun, clouds, rain, thunder, lightning, heavy winds, light breezes – the tether keeps the boat safely attached to the grounded dock. What serves as your tether that keeps you grounded? 9″ x 12″ Acrylic Painting on Gallery-Stretched Canvas – $300

7-Month Portrait Drawing of Baby Rafael

Wow, the months keep passing by fast! Seems like just yesterday that my baby son turned 7 months and now he’s almost 10 months! This is a pencil portrait drawing on paper of him:   Click here for information on portrait commissions!  

Paintings of the Clouds

The other night, I stepped out onto our front stoop to admire the beautiful evening sky, warm air, and blooming flowers. I wave of inspiration washed over me, and I painted these the same evening: – “An Evening at Home” “Everything is Connected”

Watercolor of the One Loudoun Clubhouse

With the new pathway to the One Loudoun clubhouse, it’s easy to walk from our residential part of the neighborhood to the clubhouse. Not only that, it’s a nice walk through nature! You get to walk along the creek, cross over it on the bridge, and continue along the wooden pathway as the trees yield toContinue reading “Watercolor of the One Loudoun Clubhouse”

Painting ‘Plein Air’ – Springtime at Saranac Park

Springtime Painting in the Park Yesterday was such a beautiful day outside that I decided to pack my art supplies and walk down to the Saranac Linear Park here in One Loudoun with my son in his stroller. Painting ‘plein air’ (painting outdoors on-site) isn’t something I’ve normally done, but the idea of it sounded fun,Continue reading “Painting ‘Plein Air’ – Springtime at Saranac Park”

Morning in the Park – One Loudoun Painting

Over the past week I’ve been trying to do a painting of the Barn at One Loudoun, which is a beautiful sight to behold, but I didn’t particularly like what I did each time I made an attempt at it. Not that they turned out ugly, but rather, it just didn’t feel like my styleContinue reading “Morning in the Park – One Loudoun Painting”

“The Barn” painting

In our One Loudoun neighborhood, there’s a beautiful restored historic red barn that was originally built in 1875. Behind the barn lies Central Park and in front of the barn is a large lawn for crowds to gather during events. My wife and I had some of our maternity photos taken at the barn, asContinue reading ““The Barn” painting”

One Loudoun Central Park Art in Progress

Now that the weather is warming up, my wife, son and I have been going out to ‘Central Park’ in the neighborhood we live in (One Loudoun). It’s probably the best residential park I’ve seen in Loudoun County. The landscaping is beautiful and the park is very well laid-out. There’s areas for kids to playContinue reading “One Loudoun Central Park Art in Progress”

Golden Sands Beach Painting

You’ve just enjoyed a plate of fresh fruit and seafood at a small and charming seaside restaurant, and you’re now walking it off in the warm evening air, as the setting sun shimmers along the waters next to you. – 4″ x 6″ Acrylic Painting on Canvas Paper, dated 3/4/15 on back