Silverpoint Drawings of Landscapes

Wanderlust, Walk with Me, and Of Field and Sky are some of my most recent landscape drawings in silverpoint, all are approximately 6 x 8 inches. I’m honored that two of these images are currently being used as the banner for two Facebook groups: The Society of Metalpoint Artists, and Silverpoint / Metalpoint.    … Read more »

The Exciting Brushwork of Maria Oakey Dewing (1845-1927)

A recent visit to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia brought me face to face with the exciting brushwork of Maria Oakey Dewing.  Her work is included in the current show there: “The Artist’s Garden – American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920”. Don’t let the gilded frame overwhelm the painting,… Read more »

Meanwhile: “Sunset at Core Creek”

“Sunset at Core Creek” Oil on canvas panel 6″ x 8″ In between the hubbub of woodwork exhibitions, I took some quiet studio time to paint this small Impressionistic landscape that was inspired by a dramatic sunset over Core Creek, in Bucks County, PA. A note about using reference photos: There are times when I… Read more »

“Highlights of an Autumn Afternoon”

“Highlights of an Autumn Afternoon” Oil on panel 10″ x 12″ This impressionistic painting is one of my most recent, of a field in Buckingham (Central Bucks County), Pennsylvania. The golden afternoon light, especially across fields and trees, always stops me in my tracks. It’s Autumn, it’s gorgeous, and out in that field is where… Read more »

“Evening Fire”

Original Oil Painting 6″ x 8″ canvas on panel The most beautiful paintings are Nature’s own – this is my impression of an evening sky I once saw… Please email Canal Frame-Crafts Gallery for purchase of this framed painting.

“The Canal Path”

Oil Painting 6×8″ panel This is an impressionistic interpretation of an afternoon walk along the canal path in New Hope, PA. Please contact Canal Frame-Crafts Gallery for purchase of this framed painting. SOLD

“Acadia Rocks”

Oil Painting 6×8″ gessoed board At Acadia National Park granite boulders like this one are scattered over wide smooth slabs of rock that serve as natural walkways. Storm clouds enhanced the dramatic view, cooling the landscape colors way down. Please email me for purchase of this painting.

“Afternoon in the Park”

Oil Painting 8×10″ canvas mounted on panel This couple had the right idea, tucking into the shade along the banks of the Delaware River. This was the scene one fine afternoon in the Park at Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. Please contact me for purchase of painting with plein air frame.

“Field in Setting Sun”

Acrylic Painting 6×8″ beveled panel Here’s another Bucks County landscape that caught my eye. The late afternoon sun created long, dark shadows across the fields and thankfully I was camera-ready. I need much more time to capture her beauty than Nature will allow so the photo is for reference only; composition and light – not… Read more »