Studio Updates

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

New: “Orchard” 48 x 30



No matter where I’ve lived over the years, apple trees always seem to be part of the landscape. An older orchard made up the predominant landscape of the main lawn of the private school I grew up in, and the silhouette of one of those trees became the logo of a company I once worked




Sunday, January 10th, 2021

New: “Between the Hills” 36 x 48



Revisited a scene encountered in the Berkshires years ago. Outside of Lenox, tucked in a valley between two hills, this old place stood firmly grounded in the slope, with remnants of an old sheep fence. The light was muted in the distance on that warm September day, as the heat sunk between the hills. “Between




Thursday, January 7th, 2021

New: “Scarlet” 36 x 36



As with several recent pieces, I’ve had a color in mind, either as the dominant color of the piece, or one with a less prominent role, but clearly a focal point. This scene, of one of my favorite subjects…in Grantham, NH, was done with the intent to exaggerate a color normally muted by shade…”Scarlet” 36




Saturday, December 26th, 2020

New: “Chartreuse” 12 x 12



I recently picked up a tube of cadmium chartreuse…a bright, intense yellow/green. Thought it would be an interesting color experiment to see how a hue that strong, in small amounts, could influence the palette. This small 12 x 12, which will be painted in larger format, was the result, with just a little of this




Friday, December 18th, 2020

New Commission: “North Meadow” 48 x 36



I’ve worked with a buyer on a commissioned piece, and offered two preparatory charcoal sketches as options. Completed and put out for preview the first piece, and now the second…”North Meadow” 48 x 36. My commission process always starts with a charcoal composition study…or studies. From there, the preferred piece is begun, and if necessary,




Saturday, December 12th, 2020

Charcoal Studies Available on Sale Page



In addition to select prints and original oils, an assortment of charcoal preparatory sketches have been added to the Holiday Sale Page. Click Here for 30% Discount of Select Pieces




Friday, November 27th, 2020

2020 Holiday Studio Sale



2020 Holiday Studio Sale 30% off Select Prints and Originals In appreciation for collectors of prints and originals, we’re making a selection of prints, pastels, printer’s proofs and originals available for a 30% Holiday Discount through December 20. Check back periodically, as additional pieces may be added. Hoping you all have a healthy, happy Holiday




Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

New: “Tranquility” 48 x 48



Sometimes it’s important to strip away the clutter of life…especially when chaos is everywhere…and find a place where things are simple, quiet, and free of unnecessary stuff. This piece, recently completed, contained unnecessary stuff, which has been stripped away, to create an entirely different mood. “Tranquility” 48 x 48.




Saturday, November 14th, 2020

Rework: “Late Fall”



Everyone once in a while, a painting goes down a path it shouldn’t have…led by me,  and with good intention, but not-so-good outcome. A recent piece, “Late Fall” was such a piece. In the previous piece, there were two things wrong…the shadows were too much (almost looking like hot rod flames), and the foreground road




Thursday, November 12th, 2020

New: “Hillcrest” 36 x 36



I’ve always loved the Yankee practicality that prevailed decades, maybe a century or more, ago, when farm buildings were built where they were needed, rather than where they might look best on the property. Today’s architectural site planning is largely aesthetic. Siting a property is about curb appeal, much less so function. Came across this




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