This is a pencil portrait of my daughter Elsa. I love this pre-verbal age, full of pure spirit and joy! Lately when I’m with her, I’ve been thinking about how we heal our inner child wounds as adults, and try to get back to that uninhibited joy and love, which she expresses so naturally andContinue reading “Portrait of my Daughter”
This art print is for lovers of the W&OD Trail in Northern Virginia! The artwork is hand-drawn and features a map of the trail as it meanders through Northern Virginia, from Purcellville all the way to Alexandria. It includes the main cities and towns in Northern Virginia, like Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling, Herndon, Reston, McLean, FallsContinue reading “W&OD Trail Art”
If you’re ever in the Brambleton area of Ashburn, check out the Lost Rhino Retreat restaurant! I’m currently working on a few mural paintings there, including one that I began today of an ocean sunset scene, with a rhino walking along the sand. Here is a photo of it partially completed, with the sky mostlyContinue reading “Ocean Sunset Mural at Lost Rhino Retreat in Ashburn, VA”
This is an oil painting work-in-progress for the One Loudoun Fine Art Exhibit on May 19th from 6-8pm! Exchange Street is the main street that runs through the One Loudoun neighborhood here in Ashburn, Virginia.
Last weekend upon the request of my client, I added more life to the coral reef section of the ocean life mural, including sergeant majors, red snappers, tarpons, eels, white tip sharks, lion fish, crabs, turtles, sea shells, lobster, oysters and clams. It was getting to be later in the afternoon and it was cloudy, plusContinue reading “Additions to the Ocean Life Mural”
As I was working on a painting this weekend, I noticed the variety of colors on my palette and it occurred to me that the palette itself could be an abstract painting itself! Each palette used in every painting looks different…different colors, different swirls and strokes of the brush applied when mixing the colors… AndContinue reading “Palette of Colors, Anchored Boat”
Yesterday morning I finished a pencil portrait drawing of my son from either his 1st or 2nd day of life (I say it was the day he was born, my wife says it was the day after!) Either way, he’s such an angel and looked so peaceful laying on our bed, in the very spot heContinue reading “Outside of the Womb”
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!
Pencil portrait drawing in progress:
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”