November 6, 2019

Survivor has been donated to a breast cancer patient who recently underwent a mastectomy and chemotherapy.  This is her second bout with breast cancer.  This woman has shown courage in the face of adversity.  She continues to live each day to its fullest with a positiv...

May 15, 2019

I’ve had many favorite paintings but Static can now claim that prize.  This piece is a perfect example of letting the painting gods guide you along.  In the end, there may have been more paint on the floor and in my hair than on the canvas!  Consisting of multiple laye...

June 30, 2017

This spring my family and I sailed the Caribbean. The turquoise sea was so beautiful it made us glad to be alive and experience this adventure together. The vibrant colors of sea and land created an indelible memory which I translated into my painting, St. Lucia. St. L...

September 22, 2016

How can a single painting represent breast cancer?  I don't think one painting can, because the experience of diagnosis and treatment and, hopefully, survival bring forth so many emotions.  The aspect I wanted to show was endurance in the face of chaos. 

I rec...

June 27, 2016

I can’t resist the color orange.  But too much orange can be a very bad thing!  To remedy the "I see orange even when I close my eyes" situation, I mixed in red paint in small, graduated batches. assigning each to it’s own little square.  Hence, the result is my new pa...

October 22, 2015

OMG I hate using cheap brushes!  I have learned to paint with one hand on my brush and the other holding the tweezer...constantly on the lookout for bristles discarded from those bad boy brushes.  This problem occurred while painting Northern Lights, a 24 x 48 oil pain...

September 29, 2015


Day's End represents my second painting in the same multi-layered style as Downtown Rain.  Layer upon layer of pastel color has been applied to this large 48" x 72" canvas.  Looking at the play of color, the painting reminds me of a sunset over the light blue body of...

July 27, 2015

Every day is a good day in Florida where the sun is always shining. I feel lighthearted and cheerful when I look at my new painting, It's A Good Day. The painting represents how the sun creates and sustains nature's garden.  The very subtle vertical elements remind me...

June 16, 2015

In all my blogs, I have attempted to demonstrate that painting should be FUN!  Not without frustration, painting should lift your spirits and put a smile on your face.  I hope my painting, Johnny's Rocket, puts a smile on your face!  Johnny's red and yellow colors remi...

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