“I’ll Paint Your House” Means Different Things

When someone offers to paint your house, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If you are like most people, you think they want to break out the buckets and ladders, right? Or, like I have done on several occasions, “paint your house” means taping off the trim, throwing plastic on the floors,Continue reading ““I’ll Paint Your House” Means Different Things”

What’s A Gape?

One of the things I enjoy about going to the farmer’s market is meeting people. As a matter of fact, it’s the people, even the other vendors, that make it worth getting up at the crack of dark. Another thing I enjoy – and this might be the best part – is getting the opportunityContinue reading “What’s A Gape?”

Just Pretty Flowers that Make Me Smile

Quite often my art is more about capturing the essence of something real, like a house, a church, a pond, or even someone’s beloved dog. Other times I paint from my heart, not my eyes. This painting is one of my favorites, if not my most favorite. It’s not a detailed reproduction of anything I’veContinue reading “Just Pretty Flowers that Make Me Smile”

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”