Paintings

  • Cloud Studies Taking a pastel course via the internet from Marla Baggetta.  One of her lesson plans calls for cloud studies.  These two I did from reference photo’s I took this past year. The one was taken in Charlotte, NC, in May; the other was taken at sunset last winter in the Colorado mountains.
  • Plein Air in Pastels Had the opportunity to join a Plain Air group in Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada this summer.  This was my second year doing so, and I decided to concentrate my work in soft pastels.  It was a great deal of fun. These two were created in the Murry River area.  The one with a small skiff ...
  • Quick Study I don’t often get a chance to work with live models.  This young lady was fun and challenging to sketch.
  • Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Art Pieces For the past several months I have been creating unique works of art for the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra in Wheeling WV. It is their 88 season and there are 88 keys on a piano, so they commissioned a series of works utilizing piano keys in each work for a total of eight works of art. ...
  • Coleman’s Fish Market Coleman's Fish MarketUsing a vignette approach to focus the viewers eyes on the historic character of this old building in Center Market, Wheeling, WV; I sought to build on the timeless strength it exemplifies. Its handmade red brick, sturdy pillars, and Romanesque style buttresses. Add in the moss covered slate roof, and the cupola with rooster weather ...