Yearly Archives: 2012
A friend commissioned me to do a portait of her husband and their beloved basset hound. The picture cuts off part of the painting. That basset hound had so much expression and personality. He was a pleasure to do a … Continue reading
You can see from this picture the booth/table we had set up at the Tides Inn Art Show and Art Sale. If you haven’t been there, the Tides Inn in Irvington, VA is an absolutely beautiful hotel / inn right … Continue reading
About one week to go before the art show opening night. I just picked up one of my paintings from the photographer, “Pride of Baltimore”. Off to framer now! To compare this oil painting of the Pride, click here to … Continue reading
Love them O’s ! Great series and great anticipation for next year! Spent my birthday with my daughter Whitney on the Eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay for a delightful and memorable day… Chestertown, St. Michaels, Oxford and Easton, Maryland. … Continue reading
A group of us, all artists, ventured by bus to NYC for the day. First stop: The William Secord Gallery, Inc @ 52 East 76th Street for a personal tour of the exquisite animal gallery. WHAT A VISUAL FEAST! We … Continue reading
Jock and I sailed aboard Skean Dhu for a memorable week during the parade of sail activities celebrating the anniversary of the War of 1812. Excitement and pride for the city we live in captures the essence of our … Continue reading
One of my favorite spots in Annisquam is this view of Lobster Cove upon entering Annisquam Village. A few years back, I painted this scene with a kayaker in the distance as a gift for my good friend Nancy. Not … Continue reading
Plein Air Landscape Paintings Cylburn Arboreteum was a delightful ,sunny and warm mid-morning location for this study which took about 90 minutes to complete. The major challenge was painting quickly before the sun’s reflections moved or changed completely. … Continue reading
Mike is pictured sitting in his favorite spot in the library.
Recently attended a Larry Moore Plein Air workshop in Easton and Oxford Maryland. I painted on location at an organic farm in Easton and at a waterfront inn in Oxford.