Wednesday, November 27, 2013


This was done with an underpainting using the red/green palette.
"Grapes and Cup", watercolor on board, 4x3 inches

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Leisure Painter

The second part of my article has been published in December's issue of Leisure Painter. Leisure Painter is a British publication and available at some Barnes and Noble stores here in U.S. I am honored to be in the magazine!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Antique Cup and Lemons

This is a favorite still life prop; a cup and saucer that's been in my family for a long time. They kinda look a family, don't they?
"Antique Cup and Lemons", watercolor on board, 3x4 inches

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

lemons and white creamer

Played with an underpainting of light orange color. 

Friday, November 15, 2013

White on White

White on White, watercolor on board, 4x3 inches 

Monday, November 11, 2013

Yellow/Purple Palette

I wanted to try using two of the same objects and the yellow/purple palette.
"Two Creamers" 3x4 inches, watercolor on board.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

iBooks Now Available on Mac Computers!

We can now read iBooks on our Macs! Once you install the newest operating system, the icon for iBooks will be on your dock and you can search the store for books to read! Updating to Maverick is free. (They have finally run out of animal names!)
You can download sample copies of my books. The link to the watercolor book is
The link to the oil book is:
There are lots of movies and slide shows in each book to go along with the lessons. 
Happy Painting!

Monday, November 4, 2013

6 colors

Used only six colors (all primaries).
Floral Study 1340, watercolor on board, 4x3 inches