Friday, June 9, 2017

Artisan Saturday at Explore Park

This is the underpainting for a dog portrait I will be working on tomorrow Saturday June 10th at Explore Park.  Come by and visit from 10-3 for the first of three  Artisan Saturdays.  It is going to be great weather to hike, explore, meet crafters, artists, musicians and eat great food.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Parkway Retrospective at the Hotel Floyd

A new show will  be opening on March 10th at the Hotel Floyd and will run through the end of May.  Be sure to check it out - twenty five paintings representing the Parkway Series

Monday, January 9, 2017

New Paintings 2017

 Parkway Series #450       Peaks of Otter  12 x 16   oil   $195.

 Parkway Series #451   Roanoke River from Parkway Bridge  12 x 16  oil   $195.

Tribute to Roger Bansemer   12 x 16  oil   NFS

After painting on location and from imagination, sometimes it is good to find artists that you admire and emulate their styles and colors in order to learn from the masters.  I really admire Roger Bansemer for his down home images and rich colors.  As I continue to work on my Parkway Series I take time out to look at his work and the work of Julian Merrow-Smith whose plein air paintings I love for their space perspection and brushwork.  New ideas, new beginnings, the new year become exciting with anticipation of new paintings!