Independence Day














5 x 7"  Oil on panel          Sold
This was fun to paint on this holiday.  Catching up on
some of these plans that I wait for 'someday' to do.
It's true the time must be carved out.

Orange Pansies

5 x 7"  Oil on panel                Sold
This is the first year I've really noticed these orange
pansies.  Germany's regulatory board approved them
to be used for health benefits, and they're edible.  I, uh,
 haven't tried that - yet. But they do look good enough
to eat.

Gathering















5" x 7"  Oil on board
Variation on the traditional still life theme.

Poppies In The Yard















5 x 7"  Oil on board   Sold
Painted in the Georgetown TX poppy season.

A Bowl of Cheer















5 x 7 Oil on panel   Private Collection              
Spring comes bearing gifts everyday.

Late Spring















5 x 7"  Oil on board          
I haven't posted for ever, busy with a month long
exhibit for my painters, and teaching. But glimpses of
these roadside scenes catch me still.

Fence-Row Poppies















5 x 7" Oil on board                 Sold
Lots of wildflowers here this spring because of the rain.
Each turn of the bend, a new painting comes into view.

High School Pear




















5 x 7"  Oil on board
                           
My subject pear in the Math lab,
New Tech High School, Manor, TX.

Flower Binge

5 x 7"  Oil on board                 Sold

Flowering quince and forsythia are like sister plants,
they're both bushes, both blossoms are so much alike,
both warm pastel colors.

First Blooms




















7 x 5"  Oil on board           Sold
I'm using a new kind of  board that is a
plywood with foam adhered to it to deter
warping, then a sealer / primer  applied,
with several coats of sanded gesso over
the whole thing.  I like it because it's very
lightweight, sturdy and almost an inch
thick, fitting well within the frame.  It
looks and feels good, we'll see.
 

Medley d'Art




















12 x 12" Oil on canvas   Sold         

A painting from Qiang Huang's workshop last month,
in Cedar Park.  It was a wonderful experience getting
a lot of help and direction - I'll go again.

Leaning for the Light




















7 x 5"  Oil on board
                       
This is a little vignette of  a geranium
sturdy enough in its pot to lean out for
a better light, or maybe just a better
view out of the window. ; )

A Spring Mix















5 x 7"  Oil on panel          Sold

With forsythia in bloom and cyclamen so bright and
perky, it is hard to resist spending time with these
creatures that have as a primary purpose to be
lovely and  beautiful.

Mariners

 
5 x 7" Oil on board..........Sold 
A pleasant memory (and photo) of Lake Erie, PA.   

City Rains




















6 x 8"  Oil on panel

This painting is from a recent photo
of a wind and rainstorm on 6th St.,
downtown Austin - more is happening
with the reflections than with the actual
stuff...psychological, eh?