Close to Home – Melody Ranch series

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February 20, 2020  Because I have a legitimate artistic license from a accredited institution (and 42 years of experience) I can alter, embellish, minimalize and exaggerate any image that I decide to paint.  I was recently going through scads of … Continued

A Painting in Progress

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November 20, 2019  Here is a series of photos (please excuse the casual quality) of my most recent mulit-layered painting titled Aspen Gold.  It is an unusual process so I thought you might be interested in the “building blocks” of … Continued

A PLEASANT SURPRISE

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July 29, 2019  First Place Award in the Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Exhibit at the Sublette County (WY) Fair. I entered a few paintings in the Sublette County Fair art show (which is a memorial show for an artist named … Continued

A little secret…

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May 21, 2019 I’ll let you in on a little secret – not every attempt at a painting is successful.  Usually it is.  But there are mishaps along the way.  I have stashed many a painting in a special drawer … Continued

At The Edge

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April 12, 2019  Most of my paintings are of vast landscapes but now and again I choose to focus on just a portion of the whole view.  This is one such painting.  I love the interaction of the fluid paints … Continued

Winter White

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February 18, 2019  Most of you know that I usually paint very colorful paintings, usually landscapes.  But sometimes it is very soothing, calming and tranquil to paint (and view) a monochromatic painting.  Winter of course is the best time to … Continued

Quick Draw was a success

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September 15, 2018  The weather was uncharacteristically fabulous, and I was pleased with my painting as well. (I thought it got away from me a few times but I “reeled” it back in.)  And it got a good price at … Continued

BEST WYOMING ARTIST award

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VERY excited to share: After 11 days off-grid I read an email sent 10 days previously, from the Wyoming Watercolor Society that tells me my painting – The River Runs Through It – won the Best Wyoming Artist award in … Continued

WyoView: Four Seasons

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July 18, 2018  Once again I am honored to have been invited by the Jackson Hole Land Trust to paint one of their protected properties in western Wyoming for their project called WyoView: Four Seasons, which includes 21 artists and 18 properties. … Continued