2017 · Acrylic · Birds · flowers · green · Paintings · red · Small Format (5-20")

Ruby Hummer

The light shimmers off the ruby-throated hummingbird's feathers as it energetically hovers over the lantana. The vibration of these fairy-like birds prevents us from seeing their true beauty, rendering them blurs of energy as they zoom past from one flower to the next. Their sparkling plumage is always an inspiration as it reflects not only… Continue reading Ruby Hummer

2014 · green · orange · Paintings · pink · purple · red · Small Format (5-20") · vegetables · Watercolor · yellow

Heirloom Tomatoes

The colors of vegetables always fascinate me.  Through our produce, we have the full visible spectrum of pigments, but many lie in the beta-carotene spectrum which controls the amount of red pigment.  I find them beautiful and a reminder that our natural world provides much more variety in foodstuffs than we are used to seeing… Continue reading Heirloom Tomatoes

2014 · green · orange · Paintings · purple · red · Small Format (5-20") · vegetables · Watercolor · yellow

Heirloom Carrots

The colors of vegetables always fascinate me.  Through our produce, we have the full visible spectrum of pigments, but many lie in the beta-carotene spectrum which controls the amount of red pigment.  I find them beautiful and a reminder that our natural world provides much more variety in foodstuffs than we are used to seeing… Continue reading Heirloom Carrots

2012 · Acrylic · Birds · blue · orange · Paintings · Parrots · red · Small Format (5-20") · Turquoise · yellow

Rainbow Lory

A close-in view of a Rainbow Lorikeet, painted primarily with palette knife in an impasto fashion, with acrylic and watercolor details in the eye. These birds are different from other parrots because they eat only nectar. They can be found all along the Central and Northern American Continent. 11"x14" acrylic on canvas panel Original in… Continue reading Rainbow Lory