Doing what I love. Where I love to do it. On our hilltop over looking the Wisconsin River Valley. This is just one of my many plein air painting locations that I enjoy.
It’s hard to work in the studio when the late day sun is calling me. I just have to grab my sketchbook and get outdoors. This is so relaxing to me. What a great way to end the day.
Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the 45th Annual Spring Green Arts and Crafts Fair.What a great fair it was. So many talented artists in one location. I was happy to be a part of it again this year and was quite honored to receive 1st place in the painting category. Also […]
Please join me this weekend for Spring Green’s 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair. Saturday June 28th 9:00 – 5:00 & Sunday June 29th 9:00 – 4:00. View my nature inspired paintings. Along with a few of […]
I have just recently finished this portrait of my nephew ” Brian”. I like to get the eyes right first in a portrait or I feel that I haven’t really captured their soul. Well I thankfully was able to capture all the sweetness and sensitivity of Brian in these eyes. I am now on […]
I took some children on a nature walk and was amazed at how immediately they see the things so many adults may not even notice. The ripples in the sand of the creek bed, the reflections on the underside of a bridge over water and the slight rainbows that exists if one looks just right, […]
Great day yesterday spent with family. We couldn’t have asked for nicer weather. This young family was out enjoying the day also. Always great when we can celebrate special days outdoors.
I’ve been putting much of my time in finishing up a portrait. I can only work for so long on a project, otherwise I risk over working it. And after awhile I feel the need to get my creative thirst quenched. This is one of my starts I did tonight, it’s still wet…. Painting with […]
It’s been a rainy day today, so I decided to work on a few symmetrical designs ideas with watercolor . I will be turning these into fabric for a project I have in mind through “spoonflower.com”. It is a site where artists can send their work to be made into fabric, wall paper, wrap paper and decals. There I upload design ideas […]
I took a walk behind my studio today to do a bit of sketching. What a fabulous spring day it was. Not much for color right now but nature seems to be able to get away with that and still be beautiful. The woods back there will be covered in colorful phlox before I know it. […]