Plien air artists in Maine are familiar with this view of Stonington Harbor. I wanted to portray the cradled Lobster boat and decreped shack as if they were strange animals. The pastel medium afforded me the chance to impart some textural qualities to this scene, almost as if the colors on the paper surface were […]
This building was originally an Orphanage and recently converted into a school. The snow blanketing this building added a bit of whimsy.
A resident of Monhegan Island wanted a pastel painting depicting the lane leading to thier cottage. The request was for the artwork to be friendly and joyful.
While on Monhegan Island I came upon this scene. The children bikes had been parked on the lawn of one of the village homes. Seeing the bright colors and fanciful shapes of these toys, I was compelled to paint them. These children bikes reminded me of some strange type of animal waiting to lunge into […]