October at Quarry Hill… This was painted on the most beautiful late October day–sunny and 65 degrees, no wind. It was a perfect day for painting. We spent the day at Quarry Hill Orchards and enjoyed the people picking apples, buying pumpkins and enjoying the […]
All plein air painting days are fun. However, some are definitely more challenging than others and really test our mettle as artists. This mid-October chilly day definitely tops the list. Mark and I decided to hike out into the middle of a farm field to […]
These two plein air paintings, completed a couple weeks apart are my ode to the Kitschy, iconic images of Marblehead, Ohio. Jacques and the Take a Peach to the Beach sign have been sights for Marblehead tourists for as long as I can remember. Who […]
This is one of my favorite spots, not just for plein air painting. But I took a hot summer day and painted the beautiful scene here with flowers, trees, the buildings, sculptures, everything. There was so much to see and take in and I tried […]
The weather for Plein air is starting to improve here in northern Ohio. We’ve had a few decent Mondays (and a few not-so-great ones, too) to capture some interesting scenes. Here are Emily’s Farm, Great Egret Preserve, boats at Catawba Marina and Lakeside. Enjoy!
Mixed media on canvas commission piece I did for a dear friend and patron Terri Bergman. It was a pleasure to sketch and get to know more about all that makes Terri the special woman that she is.
Here is my latest piece to hit an exhibit in the newest group show, ROYGBIV, at Carrington Arts. “The Rev. and Mrs. Roy G Biv” is a charcoal and oil work on cardboard and can be seen (and purchased now through August 2nd, 2019. This […]
I had the pleasure of a wonderful, relaxing and even art-filled vacation in St. Augustine, Florida. I’ve just returned and wanted to share some of my art fun with you. I was able to paint three different scenes–one on St. Augustine Beach and two in […]
Yesterday we had lots of plein air painters join The Group, after we were rained/chilled out last week for painting. We all went to the Lakeside Daisy State Nature Preserve in Marblehead, Ohio. What a wonderful flower in a beautiful setting–it was so picturesque. Here […]
Despite all the cold, wind and rain I have still been getting out to plein air paint on our Group Mondays (even if there was a pretty small group). Hopefully it will be warm and sunny soon on a Monday, but I’m not letting that […]