Monday, November 27, 2017

Summertime Review

 "Studying Chincoteague"
9x12", oil on canvas

 "Speaking of Sunflowers"
9x12", oil on canvas

"Bright Boats (at Pinchot)
16x20", oil on canvas

These plein air paintings highlight the glories of summer. So glad that a bit of summer can continue, as the first and third pieces have found a good home.

Susquehanna Spring Plein Air Set

 "Spring Cityscape, Harrisburg"
9x12", oil on canvas

"First Fish"
9x12", oil on canvas

These paintings were done on the same warm Spring day. Blooms were coming through and the Susquehanna waters reflected that. Both paintings can be found at Gallery@Second, downtown Harrisburg, PA.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Beauty of Western Ireland

"Cool Morning at Cliffs of Mohr"
10x20", oil on masonite board 

"Orange Skies Over Cliffs"
12x16", oil on canvas

There is so much beauty in the landscape of western Ireland. Glad a couple of Americans were enthusiastic about these views!

Friday, April 7, 2017

"Quaint & Quiet"

"Quaint & Quiet"
8x10", oil

This plein air painting of a little town on the Susquehanna, reminds me that Spring is on it's way.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

"Elk Country Sunset"
oil on masonite, 9x12"

Here is a winter scene done from on-location stetches and memory to usher in the Holiday Season. Thoughts of a traditional snowy Christmas, complete with elk and deer in the woods, fill the air and begged for painting.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Larger Works, Part of a Susquehanna Series

 "Cool Rockville Bridge" 
24x30", oil

 "Autumn on Susquehanna"
16x20", oil

"Indigo Skies Storm"
(Susquehanna near Middletown)
24x36", oil on masonite

Here is a sampling of a series of large works based on plein air painting ("open air") of smaller works of the Susquehanna River and the Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania, which have been posted throughout this web blogspot and shown in various local exhibits. Currently, other Susquehanna scenes are on view in a two-person exhibit at Gallery@Second,