This painting took its inspiration from a location in the Old Port, Portland Maine.
The Fallen Tree
This scene inspired me, while I was visiting Monhegan Island.
Jewelry for Sale
While visiting Monhegan Island, I saw this Woman selling her hand made jewelry.
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Bass Harbor Light
One of the most iconic images from Maine, Bass Harbor Light.
Winter Dry Dock
I almost like boats more when they are out of the water.
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 […]
School in Snow
This building was originally an Orphanage and recently converted into a school. The snow blanketing this building added a bit of whimsy.
Still life with Zinnias
Ive wanted to do a still life with zinnias for some time when I painted this piece. The concept was to include a cubist viewpoint to the composition.
Still life with Jonquils, Electric fan and Marbles
This still life was composed with an electric fan from Ebay, Jonquils from my garden and a selection of marbles from my childhood. What I wanted to achieve here was to convey how common objects can possess fantastical shapes and distinct personalities.