Vacation in Florida! Earlier this year, my wife, son and I went down to Palm Harbor, Florida to visit my parents in the same house that my grandmother used to live in. I think our son slept nearly the whole drive there, which was like a dream come true for him! We jokingly said itContinue reading “Oil Portrait Painting – First Time at the Ocean”
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I’m not sure if I ever wrote a post about this painting, but this is a painting I did in 2012 of my grandmother and I (we call her Mamaw). She was having lots of health issues and was really in bad condition in the hospital, so I flew out to see her in Ohio.Continue reading ““Goodbye” Painting”
Sunset on the Beach – Oil Painting in Progress
This scene is from a long, warm evening in laid-back Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Still a few more layers of paint to add, but the “bones” of the painting are set!
Wild Horses Original Oil Painting
Here’s the finished painting! This painting is on a flat 5″ x 7″ Ampersand Gessobord panel, which is made in the USA from sustainable forest products that ensure the protection of wildlife, plants, soil and water. If you ever want to see wild horses, visit Assateague Island on the Maryland shore. Local folklore describes theContinue reading “Wild Horses Original Oil Painting”
Wild Horses Painting Progress
Continued progression of this 5″ x 7″ oil painting of wild horses…
Custom Painting Progress of La Tuiliere, France
Custom Art – Oil Painting I am really enjoying working on this commissioned painting. The colors are coming along beautifully. Just need to fill in a few more areas with some details and then I’ll be shipping it off to the wonderful gentleman in Colorado who commissioned this as a surprise gift for his wife!
Throwback Thursday – Surf Art
A couple years ago I did some custom artwork for my friend Travis down in Costa Rica, who was also a Peace Corps Volunteer there and now offers Yoga and Surf vacations through his business Bodhi Surf in Uvita, Costa Rica. Here’s an oil painting of him doing his thing: A mixed media drawing of his sister,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday – Surf Art”
Redbud Reflecting Tree – Oil Painting
Every spring here in northern Virginia, beautiful redbud trees bloom with purple leaves: This oil painting measures 12″ in height x 9″ wide, and is painted on gallery-wrapped canvas.
Morning on the Beach in Corcovado
The scene in this painting is of wild and tropical Corcovado, Costa Rica. Located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Corcovado National Park contains the most biodiversity in the Western hemisphere! While a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica, I got to hike through Corcovado near the end of my service. Original OilContinue reading “Morning on the Beach in Corcovado”
Waikiki Beach, Hawaii – Oil Painting
Last summer, my wife, her parents and her cousin vacationed to Waikiki Beach in Hawaii. I couldn’t make it, but my father-in-law took this cool photo of Waikiki Beach, which I just finished painting.