Saturday, November 27, 2010

Morning walk, wetland sketch

I usually take my camera with me when I take my dog Chanel for her morning walk, this is a little sketch painted in oil on a 11 by 14 canvas panel.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Rose and bud

This little painting is for the "Paint and Draw together" challenge, painted in oil on a 14 by 11 canvas panel.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Fall Riverview, Wetcanvas project

This painting is for the wetcanvas weekly project, the painting has to be finished in a 2 hour window, so time is of essence, painted with acrylic on a 11 by 14 canvas.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Banana leaves I and II

A couple of paintings from a cruise in the Caribbean a few years back, painted in oil on a 24 by 18 and 20 by 16 canvas

Fall Colors

My take on this year, turning of the leaves, view from the bridge I daily pass over, painted in oil on a 16 by 20 canvas.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Venice, painting Challenge for ADNW

This 16 by 20 oil painting is for the "A Day Not Wasted" Challenge, as usual Lee Brown supplies excellent photo reference material which are challenging and fun to paint.

Glen Canyon Park, San Francisco

On a recent visit to San Francisco to visit our daughter, Karen our daughter in Law took a photo of a view in Glen Canyon Park, located just a few steps from her home. Painted on a 16 by 20 canvas in oil.

Sunday, November 7, 2010


This is my painting for the monthly The Virtual Paintout Challenge, painted in oil on a 11 by 14 canvas panel. My wife and I visited Rio about 10 Years ago in February during the Carnival, and we walked along the beach, drinking Coconut juice, which we bought from on of those stands, it sure brought back some memories, thanks Bill for putting on this challenge.

Friday, November 5, 2010


This is another Challenge painting for the Paint and Draw together Blog, painted in oil on a 11 by 14 canvas panel from an excellent photo taken by Lela Stankovic

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Angel Trumpets

On a trip to San Diego I took some photos of those gorgeous Angel Trumpets at Balboa Park, after I sold the painting, I promised my wife I would paint another one for her, so here is the second one, painted in oil on a 23 by 31 masonite panel.

Apple Harvest

This painting was done for the Studio Atelier art Challenge, I painted in oil on a 14 by 11 canvas panel