I found this old abandoned home while taking a walk through an old plantation in Savannah, GA. The colors, especially on the windows, was appealing to me. The decay of the tiny wooden home and the surrounding foliage was enticing, and I just had to paint it! Old and worn things can be beautiful, or […]Read More Roots: Oil on 12″ x 16″ Wood Panel
I know it has been forever since I have posted anything at all! I have to admit, I was going through a rough period in my life, but, thankfully, I am doing much better! I have been keeping up with my artwork, and I was happy to have participate in Sulfur Studio’s “Tondo in Toto” […]Read More Overdue Update & Art show at The Gallery Espresso!
I am starting to enjoy the use of acrylic paint for the under-painting. It allows me to work farther into a painting in one session and allows the painting to maintain a certain vibrancy that is hard to achieve with oil paints alone. I make go back on the left side to add more detail. […]Read More Marshes: Oil on 12″ x 14″ Canvas
I have not worked in grisaille (black and white) for quite some time, so I decided to do this little practice for my upcoming workshop. Doing this reminds me of the importance of values. I tend to get lost in colors when I am working alla prima. I will be doing more of these small […]Read More Grisaille Painting- Still Life
Sunset Over Triplett Park: 12″ x 12″ Oil on Panel I wanted to do something colorful and dreamy. I started the painting with acrylic then used oil on top. I subtly added the reflection on the water for more of a realistic portrayal.Read More Sunset over Triplett Park: Oil on 12″ x 12″ Panel