Looking Over Monterey Bay at Natural Bridges

Looking Over Monterey Bay at Natural Bridges

I was in the lovely seaside town of Santa Cruz a few weeks back. This natural formation really caught my attention and I decided to record it in paint. It takes me back to a more peaceful time before the recently damage and flooding, and I hope the town quickly...
Welcome to my Website

Welcome to my Website

Here’s the latest news for recent paintings and how they were created. Come back often to see what has caught my eye. I’ll clue you in on the back story of a painting and why I chose to depict an image in the manner I have. Here’s your chance to...
Deep in the vines

Deep in the vines

Traveling through the Napa Valley, I came across a roadside vineyard that seemed to call to me. I love the long lines of the vines heavy with grapes and the shadows they throw across the pathways between them. As you can see, the final version really emphasizes the...
Writing First

Writing First

After painting, my great passion is writing. So when the textbook publisher Bedford/St. Martin’s asked to use one of my paintings for the cover of “Writing First,” I was flattered. They chose one of my numerous studies of Washington Square Park in...
Holistic Care for Birds

Holistic Care for Birds

Our avian friends have always held a fascination for me. When Howell Book House approached me about a commission to illustrate “Holistic Care for Birds,” I leapt at the opportunity. It was great fun creating the watercolor picture of a pair of birds for...