Monthly Archives:: September 2008

“Magnolia Pod”

Oil Painting 5×7″ bevel-edge panel I just re-discovered these fascinating seedpods on a shelf in my studio. On a trip to Alabama a few years ago these things were all over the place. They’re decorative with tightly patterned stems that are like handles. Please email me if you are interested in purchasing this painting.

“Two Shells”

Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ gray-blue prepared panel This was drawn with a silver stylus on a gray-blue toned surface. As silver tarnishes, so will a silverpoint tarnish to a warm metallic tone. To learn more about this Renaissance-era drawing medium (that pre-dates the pencil) visit my website. Please email me if you are interested in purchasing… Read more »


Oil Painting 7×5″ bevel-edge panel A solitary gift from the sea. The beautiful designs of a seashell could get lost in the mix, but each deserves its own little stage. I’ve always been fascinated and inspired by the exquisite designs in Nature. My life is surrounded by shells, beach stones, animal skulls and seedpods, bamboo,… Read more »


Acrylic and graphite 5×7″ bevel-edge panel Worm shell sure is twisted! Please email me if you are interested in this painting.

“Sunset on Block Island, RI”

I’m back from a week on beautiful Block Island, where every sunset was the highlight of the day! I took this photo of a couple who had the best seats on the island. If I had a list of favorite sounds, waves washing over beach stones would be at the top. Speaking of beach stones,… Read more »

“Behind the Scenes”

Silverpoint Drawing 5.5×7.5″ lavender-gray prepared paper Timeless and endless. There is no end in sight to the beach stone compositions! That’s me behind the scenes, reflected in the shiny black ball. This silverpoint drawing is on lavender-gray prepared paper. Those of you visiting The Art Fly blog may have noticed the various tints I use… Read more »

“Artist at Work”

Oil Painting 6×3″ bevel-edge panel I often use a golf tee as a “stage” to showcase small objects such as this shiny black sphere – that is reflecting me at my easel. Please email me if you are interested in this painting.

“Soft Landing”

Oil Painting 3.5×7.75″ bevel-edge panel I happened to be there as this feather sailed down – and so became my subject for the day! Please email me if you are interested in this painting.