Captain Jack Sparrow

Captain Jack Sparrow ~ 5″ x 7″ oil on hardboard panel For Sale on DailyPaintworks Click here to bid Link becomes live on Dec. 20, 2013 Captain Jack Sparrow is my dog. This is a painting of him from when he was a little puppy. He was a gift for my son’s 9th birthday, canContinue reading “Captain Jack Sparrow”

Got Milk? ~ Cow portrait

“Got Milk?” 6″ x 6″ oil on canvas panel click here to BID NOW on Daily Paintworks I’m having a bit of fun again with the complementary colour scheme, and of course, cows…Painting cows always makes me happy. They’re just so endearing, that I can’t help but smile while I’m painting them. This little darling had just finishedContinue reading “Got Milk? ~ Cow portrait”

Thoughts on Why I’m an Artist

False Modesty ~ 7″ x 9″ oil on canvas panel For sale on Daily Paintworks BID HERE Why am I an artist? Hmmmm…. I remember sitting at the coffee table, at five or six years old. We had a brown shag rug that tickled my knees.  Someone had given me a sheet of tracing paperContinue reading “Thoughts on Why I’m an Artist”

Signs of Spring

You know it’s spring when these colourful little critters start popping up in fields all over the countryside! I just can’t resist those long eyelashes and that little mischievious twinkle. She looks like she’s full of “piss and vinegar” as my dad would say;) For this one, I tried to work the complementary colours ofContinue reading “Signs of Spring”

Sunlit Bay

Sunlit Bay  6″ x 6″ oil on panel For sale on Daily Paintworks BID HERE My attempt at showing strong sunlight on a dark horse…I must say he was a bit of a challenge, but I really enjoy working with the rich colors.  This little guy is on Daily Paintworks starting at a really reasonableContinue reading “Sunlit Bay”

Sundance the Buckskin

“Sundance” ~ 12″ x 16″ oil on Raymar Panel BID NOW on Daily Paintworks My newest painting…I’ve always been particularly enamoured with the buckskin, ever since “Dances with Wolves”. I wanted that horse so bad! I love the feeling of exuberance in his pose, like he’s about to explode into flight. I tried hard toContinue reading “Sundance the Buckskin”

"Belle" Portrait of a Cow

 “Belle”  10″ x 10″ oil on canvas  $350.00   This is a painting I did last week of a cow. It makes me smile when I look at it. That big dumb stare and the nose in your face, lol! I love cows…their wet noses, their soulful eyes and the milk they give us. WeContinue reading “"Belle" Portrait of a Cow”

Snoose Commission

Snoose Commision 24″X36″ Here is the reason I haven’t posted anything but sketchbook stuff in a while. I’ve been working at least five hours a day on this guy, for three weeks…(planning, sketching, etc…) I’ve finally come to the point where I don’t know what the heck else to do with it. I’m always amusedContinue reading “Snoose Commission”