Yearly Archives: 2012

New Portrait Commissions

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

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Tides Inn Art Show and Sale

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

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L’Hirondelle Art Show November 2- 4 , 2012

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

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October is for the Birds! Camden Yards and Eastern Shore

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

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William Secord Art Gallery Visit

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

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Baltimore Sailabration celebrating anniversary of the War of 1812

  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

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Annisquam on Cape Ann

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

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Plein Air this Summer

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

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Mike the German Shepherd

Mike is pictured sitting in his favorite spot in the library.

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Plein Air

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.

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