"Rebirth of Spring" is a landscape watercolor painting created from several of my photographs. I love the misty feeling of the background with the crispness of application of the tree trunk in the foreground. I hope the painting evokes a memory and/ or pleasant thoughts!
Our back yard is quite a bird sanctuary! Watching them criss cross from tree to bird feeder is my favorite morning past time! Posing, a wildlife watercolor painting is inspired by a photo of an Eastern Blue Bird that I was able to get!
I once heard that in order to convey confidence in life "you gotta have attitude".
I believe the young woman in this oil painting is someone I would like to spend more time with!
Don't you love the color green I used for the chair! Even the chair has attitude!
Charm and Grace are desirable qualities in the female. While some men prefer a gutsy, modern type woman, it is my feeling when a woman with gentle qualities enters a room, men take notice. Mind you these coveted qualities are present in men as well! My oil painting is a depiction of what charm and grace might look like!
Parisian streets are buy with residents, commuters, and tourists. My favorite time is at dusk whether it be here in Atlanta, Georgia or Paris, France. I love the way street lights and tail lights glow against a cool toned sky! This is my inspiration for "My Favorite Time of Day", a Parisian landscape painting done in oil on canvas. If interested in placing this painting in your space, contact me for shipping charges.
Photographing the scenery along country roads is always scheduled in my itinerary when traveling to my home state of North Carolina! There are rustic and romantic vistas, charming homesites , and farm animals in the fields! Even the two lane roads have a charming way of winding through the countryside! As I travel around Atlanta, I pretty much see 7 or more lanes of traffic as I go about my day! "Midday In Ironduff" , an oil landscape painting describes my response to this countryside residence situated on a huge tract of farmland. Can you just see the owners of the property climbing the hill for a home grown supper!
These lively reflections are what drew me to this scene in the city of Brugge, Belgium. Brugge is absolutely one of the most beautiful cities in the world! I could paint for years with great photos and great memories of this city! "Brugge Reflections" is a lively landscape oil painting. I used a high quality linen panel for the substrate! The painting may draw you in and you will have to own this one!
Roses are gifted most often for sentimental reasons! I seem them as having a lovely spiral structure culminating in a small cocoon. "Peaches and Cream" is an impressionist still life floral painting on a gallery wrap canvas.
New in my birds nest series is "Cherished IV"! This 8 x 8 wildlife still life painting pairs beautifully with other nest paintings or my watercolor bird paintings! "Cherished IV " is double matted and beautifully framed in a contemporary gold and brown frame.
The beautiful southern marshes have many moods. "Quiet Marshes" introduces you to the subtleties of a soft sultry lighting experienced in midmorning on the marsh lands of the Southeast. This landscape oil painting is inviting you to move through the grasses and view the vibrating colors and textures often missed! The next time you look at marsh grasses enjoy their variations of color as they recede in the landscape!
"Water Grasses" " is an oil maritime/seascape painting which has evolved over a two year period. It has taken me a little while to capture the mood of this scene in the South Carolina low country marshland. Now that the painting is complete I feel that it captures why I first loved the subject and time of day!
It is not necessary to say everything about the subject matter in a painting. This is the approach I have taken to the seascape oil painting titled, "Marsh Grasses". The water weaves it's way in and out of the canvas and I love the shades of cool blues in the water!
30"x40"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available ClickHERE for pricing.
The Seine river cruise at night is a must if you visit Paris! The lights of the Eiffel Tower are a splendid display of the architectural feat that stands watch over the city of Paris! "Evening on the River Seine" is a mixed media landscape painting done with graphite, pen, and watercolor. The painting is custom double matted with high quality white archival mat board , backed with foam core, and ready for framing.The tonal quality of the painting makes it an excellent choice for any interior! A grouping of these small mixed media subject make an impressive display !
6"x4" Mixed Media on Paper/sold
While working in my studio this winter of 2015, I just needed some sunshine! I drove to the nearest florist/ food market and found this bouquet of mixed flowers which were the perfect antidote for another gray day!!! "A Bit of Sunshine" is a floral still life oil painting that is good for the soul! The painting is archival matted in a double white mat and custom framed. Contact me for shipping charges and "A Little Bit of Sunshine" will be on it's way to you!!
9"x7" Watercolor on paper/Available Click HERE for pricing.
"Summer's Delight" is a floral still life oil painting of black eyed susans, a yellow perennial which gives beautiful color to the driveway entry of our home. I count on being able to enjoy looking at the warm yellow and green mass through the front windows in late summer! Black Eyed Susans reseed themselves so be careful where you plant them! I especially like the look of them in a pottery vase on my kitchen table!
"Eiffel's Best" is a mixed media landscape painting depicting the grounds surrounding the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France! If you have ever gotten the courage to go all the way to the top of the Eiffel Tower you will enjoy the panoramic view of the city of Paris! The painting is created with graphite, pen, and watercolor. The painting is custom double matted with high quality white archival mat board , backed with foam core, and ready for framing.The tonal quality of the painting makes it an excellent choice for any interior! A grouping of these small mixed media subject make an impressive display !
8"x5" Mixed Media on Paper/sold
Fort Screven" is a coastal site in the Savannah Beach area in Georgia. I recently visited this area and was intrigued with the small cottages nestled in the sandy soil here! As soon as I returned to my studio, I began working on my sketches, describing what I had seen and enjoyed! "Fort Scriven Cottage" is a 6 x 6, architectural/seascape pencil and ink drawing on paper. Original black and white drawings make a wonderful addition to your art collection! Be ready to enjoy more such small maritime studies/sketches on this site!Double matted with a soft white mat.
A Day At The Pool" is a landscape and domestic animal painting inspired by my photo session in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Where else would you find an old iron tub out back where the chickens roost! Rural scenes such as this always make me smile!
Who can resist the allure of white linen fabric! Linen has been traditionally used to make bedding, bath, and lightweight undergarments. The warm natural light falls across the front of her body onto the bed linens and pillows. When viewing this oil painting try to imagine what the woman must be thinking as she rests on the beautiful iron bed.
The most visited museums of the world, Musee Du Louve houses a huge collection of sculpture and paintings! A central landmark of Paris,
France, it is located at the Right Bank of the Seine. It is from the left bank of the River Seine where I most enjoyed the view of Musee Du Louve! Photographs of my trips to Paris inspired the oil landscape painting simply titled "Musee Du Louve". When planning your trip to Paris allow several ours for your visit there!
"Olmsted Path" is an oil landscape painting inspired by photographs taken at "Olmsted Linear Park Plein Air Paint Out, 2015. The series of 5 parks stretching along tree lined streets are a welcoming place to sit and reflect on the events of the day. I had the pleasure of painting in two of the parks this summer. This oil landscape painting is beautifully accented by a custom frame.
While on a plein air painting outing, I was searching for a subject that had depth and contrast. This bank of color, the lily pads floating on the water, and the reflections did "It" for me! Lindenberg Lake II, an oil landscape painting of a North Carolina lake was begun en plein air and completed in my studio. The painting is gallery wrapped so it doesn't require framing!