2015 · Acrylic · flowers · Miniatures (under 5")

Daisies

A sweet little piece of abstract impasto, I loved the way the colors and strokes interacted as I created this miniature. 4x4" Acrylic Canvas Panel Signed JBray on reverse

1997 · 2015 · Graphite · people · Small Format (5-20")

First Tooth Loss

My sweet daughter, after losing her first tooth, inspired me to commit her face to paper. Her face was glowing and sweet and she pushed her tongue through the newfound hole in her mouth. Her hair freshly washed and smelling sweet. Moments like this are the most important to remember. 9x12 Graphite on paper. Signed… Continue reading First Tooth Loss

2015 · Landscape & Architecture · Nature · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor

Couple at Craggy Pinnacle

Craggy Pinnacle, a high point in the parkway with beautiful 360 degree views, is a favorite sunset spot to hike for meditative moments with family or lovers. On one hike, the skies were clear and the sunset brilliant; the rhododendrons were not yet in bloom and there was still a chill in the air. These… Continue reading Couple at Craggy Pinnacle

2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · Birds · Birds · Miniatures (under 5") · Paintings · Parrots · Portrait Ornaments · Songbirds · Waterfowl

Portrait Ornaments: Birds

Stylish portrait ornaments are a unique way to remember a lost pet, commemorate an event, or create a holiday to remember. These can be hung as portraits, on Christmas trees, on walls, in windows... They are made of ceramic, measure approximately 4"x4". They are heavy and fine quality, painted with the same professional quality paints… Continue reading Portrait Ornaments: Birds

2015 · blue · flowers · green · Landscape & Architecture · people · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor · yellow

Coneflowers on the Parkway

I am incredibly blessed to live within a couple of miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway as it passes through Asheville, North Carolina. Up here, the mountains provide some breathtaking vistas, and the parkway provides access to some choice locations to sit and ponder. It is a spiritual, calming experience for me. In parts, the… Continue reading Coneflowers on the Parkway