Friday, December 26, 2014

Portrait of Sarah Sedwick

Painted from a photo provided by Sarah, an accomplished artist in Eugene.

Warm October Days

9 by 12 oil on panel.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Paint and draw together Blog Challenge

Two paintings from the, Paint and draw together Blog post moderated by Lela Stankovic.



Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Yellow Truck.

Painted on the way to Dorina Lake in Cottage Grove.. 9 by 13 oil

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Trail, Mt David

8 by 6 oil on board

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Fall colors

Overcast day at Maurie Jacobs Park

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Delta Ponds at VRC

9 by 12 oil on canvas

Hot Day on the river

9 by 12 painted on the Willamette River in Cottage Grove.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Summertime on the river

Clear-water Park, Springfield, 11 by 14 oil , figures where added at home.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Delta Ponds


My DW went shopping at VRC, so I took the opportunity to knock out a small painting at the Delta ponds right behind the shopping center.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

View of Cottage Grove from Mt. David

Overcast this morning,
view of Cottage Grove from Mt. David, 6 by 12 oil.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Plein Air at a nearby Greenway.

Spend Wednesday painting with Sally at the Greenway on the river 12 by 9 oil.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Eugene Rose garden.

Plein Air paintings at the rose garden, 8 by 10s oil

4th of July weekend, between BBQ and Fireworks a couple of plein air paintings


8 by 10s oil on canvas panel.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Morning at the river

12 by 12 oil on canvas, plein air

Portrait of Allen

Oil on canvas 20 by 16

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sunset by the River

After an afternoon of plein air painting I came across this special light effect, just had to paint it.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Portrait of ERIC

16 by 12 oil on canvas panel,

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Horner Saw Shop

Finally a warm day, the old Horner Saw Shop in Cottage Grove OR.


Monday, March 24, 2014

Alizarin Crimson Test

I tried to harmonize all my colors in this painting by putting Alizarin Crimson in all colors in this small painting.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

River road paint spot.

At last, Plein Air painting weather, 5 minutes from my home a little study,
8 by 10 oil

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Plein Air on the upper end of Dorina Lake.

8 by 10 oil on canvas, first one of the season.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Exercise suggested by Dianne Mize

Dianne Mize suggested on her blog to try and put some shimmer into ones work, I could not quite achieve this, despite some good instructions.  

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Lake Marie

Early morning at Lake Marie on the Oregon coast, 20 by 16 oil on canvas.

Paintings from an Oregon coast trip

Florence Boat Harbour and Haystack Rock, 16 by 20 and 8 by 10, oil on canvas.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Portrait Challenge

This portrait was painted for the January challenge  for the wetcanvas forum, 14 by 11 O/C.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Balboa Park San Diego

A painting from the wetcanvas landscape forum, 9by 12 o/c

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Irish morning

Painted from "A Day not Wasted Blog", supplied Photo, 9 by 12 oil on canvas.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Moraine Lake Banff National Park

This was a workshop put on by Johannes from wetcanvas, 16 by 20 oil.