“Inishmore” 12×16 oil on panel $400.00 I remember the day when I took the reference photo for this painting so well! I was stuck at an intersection on my rented bicycle behind this pony cart driver on Inishmore Island, in Ireland. We were waiting for about ten other pony carts and bicycles, and a minivanContinue reading “Inishmore”

the Thunder Dance

Thunder 12″ x 16″ oil on canvas The color companion to my previous post for Kunamokst:this is from the same reference photo, but I wanted to see what it would look like without the blue color restriction. I’m really happy with the results! I painted it in about 4 hours, right over the top ofContinue reading “the Thunder Dance”


“Senorita” 9″ x 12″ oil on canvas I have to try to get a better photo of this one, without the blur and the glare, but nonetheless, it’s still one of my favorite paintings to date. I’m getting better with the loose brushstrokes, and this one literally flew off of the brush. It was reallyContinue reading “Senorita”

John "Cariboo" Cameron

John “Cariboo” Cameron 18″ x 24″ oil on canvas This is a portrait of the actor in Barkerville portraying the character of John Cameron, the first man to strike it big-time rich there. He discovered gold on December 22, 1862, but his wife had recently died, and he decided to return to Victoria in FebruaryContinue reading “John "Cariboo" Cameron”

Mo Cuishle

“Mo Cuishle” 2.5″ x 3.5″ oil on canvas paper I’ve been meaning to post a few times this last week, but our internet service is really bad right now, and blogger hasn’t been letting me upload pictures. Since this is mainly a blog about pictures, and I didn’t have anything interesting to say, I justContinue reading “Mo Cuishle”


Contemplation – 2.5″ x 3.5″ ACEO Hmmm…much to contemplate these days. I’m not sleeping well, thinking too much…too internal. I feel like walking, running, writing, reading, but not painting. Is that a normal artist thing? Am I just avoiding work? LOL! I’m having a hard time focusing on painting, but, I’m still able to churnContinue reading “Contemplation”

New Painting – Not an ACEO!- Le Petit Artiste

“Le Petit Artiste” 11″ x 14″, oil on canvas Well, I’ve been trying to post for the last few days, but Blogger hasn’t been letting me upload any pictures. Either Blogger or my crappy internet connection, who knows.This one’s went pretty fast. It was fun, too. It’s a picture of my son, taking up theContinue reading “New Painting – Not an ACEO!- Le Petit Artiste”

New original miniature oil painting aceo

The Eyes Have It — 2.5″ x 3.5″ aceo Just a quick post tonight. I’m busy and tired. I painted three aceo’s today, cleaned house, played with my kids at the park, cooked dinner, gave the kids a bath, put them to bed, folded three loads of laundry, and now it’s time to get toContinue reading “New original miniature oil painting aceo”

I’m BAAACCKKK! With some original miniature oil painting ACEO’s

“Baby Blue Eyes” 2.5″ x 3.5″ oil on primed watercolor paper I know!!! I’ve been away from here forever, but…I’m going to try to come back, I promise. I’m finally painting something I’m allowed to show you all:) For the last five months, I’ve been working on a top secret project:) I’m not allowed toContinue reading “I’m BAAACCKKK! With some original miniature oil painting ACEO’s”