New Year’s Resolutions – For the Love of Painting

It’s that time of year! Time to make resolutions, commitments, vows. These things have meaning and hold weight for me. They are commitments to changing …

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Hotel Blues and Whining Just a Little

Stafford Remembered, 4×6 pastel, $75. on Daily Paintworks I’ve been on the road quite a bit between moving and working on my online lessons. First …

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It’s Been Too Long!

For the past three years or so, I’ve been living in a lovely townhouse; a simple, small low maintenance place that has allowed me to …

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Mollala Evening

This small pastel, 4’x6′ is a study of a place very familiar to me. I recently returned to Mollala State Park with a good friend …

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Summer Inspiration

Long summer days afford the opportunity to take long evening strolls and hikes. I’m so blessed to live in a area that has such beauty …

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Plein Air in Milwaukie

I love painting in oil when I’m plein air painting. But I’m just not that confident about it. But I really want to get better …

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Reflecting on the IAPS Convention

There is really too much to say about my week in Albuquerque. I suppose I could write a whole book about it, to be honest. …

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Quiet Time

I’ve been quiet, but very  very busy! Available now in DVD or Download None of us paints in a vacuum, in the perfect studio, the …

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Love, Love, Love!

“Love is fun, isn’t it?” Yes, it is. When it’s true, and free and real. When there is nothing impeding it or holding it or …

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