2017 · Acrylic · flowers · Landscape & Architecture · Nature · Small Format (5-20")

Blue Ridge Vista with Blackeyed Susans

Blue Ridge Parkway views are some of the most beautiful in the world. These old mountains here in the Smokies are the oldest on earth, and their soft peaks unfold in the distance as far as you can see. South of Asheville, North Carolina, the black balsams and the blackeyed susans and coneflowers dominate, leaving… Continue reading Blue Ridge Vista with Blackeyed Susans

2016 · 2017 · 2018 · Dogs · Miniatures (under 5") · Pets · Portrait Ornaments

Portrait Ornaments: Dogs

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: Dogs

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

2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019 · Cats · Miniatures (under 5") · Pets · Portrait Ornaments

Portrait Ornaments: Cats

  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… Continue reading Portrait Ornaments: Cats

2000 · 2017 · Acrylic · Browns · Landscape & Architecture · Small Format (5-20") · yellow

Forgotten Chores: 17 years of practice

The above painting is the very first realistic-style acrylic painting I ever did. Now, don't misunderstand. I did not magically know how to paint. This is from a lesson in a book, and I'd done some drawing and painting before, but the painting was more cartoon-style, and the drawing was just in pencil. However, when… Continue reading Forgotten Chores: 17 years of practice

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