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Winter Fog – acrylic painting


“Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality” – Andy Goldsworthy If you look long enough a quiet beauty can be found in freshly fallen snow.  I was drawn to Andy’s quote that seemed to described … Continue reading

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Blue Hills, oil pastel


I’ve wanted to paint with a limited palette for a while now, so I took an opportunity this week using the color blue as the dominant hue. Here is my latest oil pastel painting (8×10), Blue Hills, that was painted on a gray-blue tinted … Continue reading

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The Passage, oil pastel


The Passage is my third submission into the 2013 Annual Oil Pastel Society competition.  The scene is located in Scotland. The following is a wonderful description of the area from Wikipedia, “Bealach na Bà is a historic pass through the mountains … Continue reading

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Dream, Oil Pastel Painting


A little something I’ve been working on this week.  It actually started out as a lily pond, and once the acrylic underpainting was done – well that put an end to that idea lol! I came across a sunset that … Continue reading

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Lakeview


The states of North and South Carolina have some of the most beautiful scenery in the northeast.  One of the secrets of these States is that they offer many lakes lush with thick beautiful forests and gorgeous views of distant … Continue reading

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Sunset, Fading Elegance


Second in my sunset series. This particular piece is all about capturing the quiet elegance of fading color as the sun slowly descends below the distance hills with its colorful beams of light streaming across the bay of still water. … Continue reading

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