Studio Updates

Friday, December 13th, 2019

“Sunrise (study)” framed pastel

This pastel study, framed in black with white matte board, is available through the studio.

Friday, December 6th, 2019

New: “Sugar Maples”

This recently completed larger piece was inspired by a scene in southern Woodstock, Vermont, off a remote country road accessible by another remote country road. From the woods, the light shining through the autumn leaves cast a warm glow that affected the light and color of everything it hit. “Sugar Maples” 52 x 46, oil

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

New: “Three Posts” 12 x 12

A friend took a picture of a rural scene, somewhere in Vermont, and shared the shot with me. I swear I’d seen this barn before, but couldn’t place where. But, as with most of my pieces, the actual place doesn’t matter, as it’s not the place I’m going for, but the feeling of the place.

Monday, November 11th, 2019

New: “Off Season”

Once summer ends, the tourists leave, and the Cape settles into the quiet of autumn, you begin to see places you might otherwise overlook. On a recent afternoon of biking along Old Wharf Road in Dennisport, I made my way to the beach side of the small cottages that line the road, taking advantage of

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

New: “The Final Fall” 36 x 36

A couple from Woodstock, VT purchased an idyllic property on a hill outside the center of town, and asked that a painting be done of their property, featuring a beautiful old barn that is, sadly, beyond repair. The looming, weathered structure sits an a slight slope, adjacent to the renovated farm house, and symbolizes the

Sunday, October 27th, 2019

New: “Windsor” 12 x 12

I don’t know where in Vermont I was, but it was near Woodstock, in Windsor County. As often happens, while exploring the back roads of this beautiful state, I came across this place, set at the edge of a meadow with a looming hill behind it. The stark whiteness of the facade, with these two

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

No better time to be in Vermont than the Fall. Recently completed… “Vermont Fall” 48 x 32 captures the transition from the cool colors to warm. Details.

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

New: “Setting Sun”

There’s a uniqueness to the light at sunset. That time of day, when the sun is low, color is exaggerated, and shadows are dark. But for a short time, during Golden Hour, even the colors of shade things appear vibrant. “Setting Sun” 32 x 20

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

New: “Higher Ground”

I’ve painted this scene a few times, each time focusing on some element of the composition that is of interest. This latest, recently completed canvas, depicts the seemingly intentional and practical construction of the barn, by it’s builders, on the highest point on the property. Hauling things in would have been harder than hauling things

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

New: “Autumn Shade”

There’s a rambling farm next town over from here, in Hollis, that sits as it has for over a century, along Route 13 just outside the center of town. Behind it, the town built the High Shool’s athletics fields where we’d watch our son and daughter play soccer and baseball through their high school years.

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