back to a painting a day!

Leo 6 x6 oil on canvas  SOLD I decided to do a close up of a lion for some reason yesterday…not really sure, I just liked the pose.  Maybe that’s the way I should work, lol! Just paint whatever strikes me at any given minute. It might work. I would probably have about 90% ofContinue reading “back to a painting a day!”

The Guardian

The Guardian 20″x24″ acrylic on canvas This painting is somewhat of a companion piece to an older painting of mine, called “The Sentinel”. I’d envisioned it after seeing an eagle on a piling at the wharf, and I liked the vertical, powerful, format. It certainly seemed to give the eagle some authority. The village whereContinue reading “The Guardian”

Barkerville Series in the Works

Frank at the King George 4″x 5″ value and color study Well, I’ve decided I better come up with a “body of work”. I finally feel like my work is up to gallery standards, but so far I’ve been all over the map when it comes to style and subject matter. An important part ofContinue reading “Barkerville Series in the Works”

Paniolo — Hawaiian Cowboy

Well, I just finished writing this whole post a few minutes ago, and somehow deleted it! Now I have to start again…DAMN! Sometimes I hate computers!Anyways, I want to thank the wonderful girls who left me some great feedback. I took your advice and now I have a painting that I’m pretty happy with!I lengthenedContinue reading “Paniolo — Hawaiian Cowboy”

New Painting in the Works, Finally!

So here it is, the sketch I promised…I’m not getting near as much painting done as I had hoped. I’m going to have to get more disciplined, I guess. There’s just so much other fun stuff to do and sights to see in Hawaii. I’m taking lots of pictures for future paintings, and visiting asContinue reading “New Painting in the Works, Finally!”

Salutation to the Sun

Salutation to the Sun ~ 6″ x 8″ original oil on gallery wrapped canvas $80.00 CAN <input type="hidden" name="encrypted" value="—–BEGIN PKCS7—–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—–END PKCS7—–“> I found the reference photo for this painting at ArtWanted.com. It’s by a photographer named Micheal Manning, and I would like to thank him profusely for allowing me to use his image asContinue reading “Salutation to the Sun”