Saturday, September 12, 2020

Painting of fruits and vegetables, September 6

11 x 14 in
oil on canvas panel

 Apple naturally takes the center stage, but an onion is the star of the show today.


Sunday, August 30, 2020

Painting of fruits and vegetables in an August 23rd delivery

When the stores shut down in March, it was really hard to get everyday necessities including fresh produce.  Then my coworker told me about a great produce delivery service and we've been enjoying having a variety of organic fruits and vegetables delivered ever since.

After two months, it finally occurred to me that each box is a great still life possibility.

11 x 14
oil on canvas panel


Friday, August 21, 2020

Summer Trees

Trees on a hilltop with an ocean view.

Summer Trees
6 x 10 in
Oil on canvas

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tufts Hill, Summer Afternoon

A view of Tufts Hill one August afternoon.
Maybe a storm in the distance will come this way and give us rain.

12 x 12
oil on board


Sunday, September 15, 2019

Plein air painting at Newton Boathouse

Today was a beautiful day to paint outside!
Painted Newton Boathouse by Charles River.

Holbein Olive Green I've recently purchased plus Sap Green worked great for today's color scheme.  I've been using Raw Sienna instead of Yellow Ochre and am liking the more balanced mix that it creates.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Plein air painting by a pond

Plein air painting by a pond on a sunny cool summer day.

But my old tripod finally broke while I was trying to attach a pochade box.  Good thing my bag was full of bungee cords and hooks!  I was able to tie the box to the easel.  Vertical palette was quite awkward, but was able to paint alright.

Now I'll have to find myself a sturdy tripod.

Saturday, July 13, 2019


It took over four years to turn our front lawn into a flower bed of lavenders, tickseed and hydrangeas.
Now a pretty color of green, blue, yellow, white... greet me when I step out the front door in the morning or come home after a day of work.

6 x 6 in
oil on board

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Star Light, Prague

Milky Way lighting the city of Prague.

Star Light, Prague
28 x 22 inch
Oil on canvas

Friday, October 27, 2017

Essex Marshland in October

Plein air painting of Essex marsh.
A bench by the city hall was a perfect vantage point to paint from.  Late afternoon sun lit everything in warm hue.

"Essex Marshland in October"
6 x 8 in
oil on panel

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Highland Hills

Hills of Highlands region of Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic.

"Highland Hills"
4 x 6 in
oil on wood panel

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Luminous Sky Over Horizon

I really enjoyed watching beautiful sky during a week long Caribbean cruise.  One can be fascinated for hours just looking at the sky and ocean.  Pure bliss.

20 x 16 in
oil on canvas board

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Coming Up in February - A Group Exhibition at Beebe Estate in Melrose

During the month of February, my recent paintings of New England landscapes and still lifes will be on display for sale at Beebe Estate in Melrose.

Please come by if you're in the area!

Arts Collaborative of Wakefield Group Exhibition

Beebe Estate
235 West Foster Street, Melrose, MA

Exhibition is open every Saturday during the month of February
11 AM - 3 PM

Opening Reception, Friday, February 3rd, 7PM - 9PM

Friday, August 12, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Travel Sketchbook - Czech Republic

A sketchbook from a driving trip through Czech Republic in summer.

Kalvárie Ostré