Where I’ve Never Been

Not too long ago, a friend asked if I would paint a nighttime sky for him. He said, “I’ll give you $10.” “Sure,” I replied, leaving him shocked. A few weeks later, while I was working on another painting, he reminded me of our conversation and showed me a screen saver on his computer, oneContinue reading “Where I’ve Never Been”

Rebecca’s Forrest

Not long ago, my sister Rebecca sent a photo to me. It was a picture she took while walking through the edge of German forrest near where she lives. The original painting was done on cold pressed Arches paper, the 150 lb. kind. The size was an 8×10. So, I did have prints made, butContinue reading “Rebecca’s Forrest”

Creating a New Species

Do you like flowers? I do. And I like butterflies, too! But painting them (I’ve never tried butterflies) is not my specialty. That is why when I decided to paint some flowers I saw on the side of the road, it didn’t surprise me when the final product didn’t look like the picture of theContinue reading “Creating a New Species”

Doolittle Pond

The owner of the property came up to me while I was at our local Farmer’s Market and said, “I want to hire you.” With my eyes widened just a little, I replied, “Well, uh, OK.” He then said, “I want to commission you to do a painting of Doolittle Pond.” We then agreed onContinue reading “Doolittle Pond”