I enjoy living in the country. I like the laid back lifestyle, the quiet, the beauty of growing things, and the lack of traffic, unless you get stuck behind a tractor. This was a fun scene of two tractors parked in a farmyard in front of a barn.
I spend a lot of time as a vendor at Art Fairs and Festivals. I love the people I meet there. Sometimes it is fun to watch the people walking by. Last year there was a lot of rain. One day, when no one was coming into my booth, I went out in search of […]
Another Commission. This was a Christmas gift, as a way to remember the Grandmother who has developed dementia. It was a fun challenge to try to capture the personalities of the people. I also enjoyed painting the glass!
This was a commission. The client’s father was retiring from a career working in television broadcasting. I really enjoyed working with the glow on his face from the monitors and lights in the studio. It was a fun painting to do!
I love getting commissions. It is awesome when someone sees my work, loves it, and asks me to do something special for them. This fall I have had a number of commissions. This was the first one. I enjoyed painting this client’s kids walking under umbrellas in the rain.
Children bring such joy into a family. Here is my baby. she is such a happy girl. My wife is holding her and enjoying her personality.
I am always happy to have a commission. They are a challenge, and can lead to paintings that stretch my repertoire. This is a fun commission. A father hired me to paint his daughter’s favorite pub. We decided to do a twilight scene. This pub is in the cool town of Sylva, NC.
I love being a Dad. Having kids has helped my see the world through whole new eyes. I am lucky because I get to go everywhere with my kids. I love teaching them about the world around us. They love nature, and are excited by the smallest things. Memorial Day weekend we were at the […]
On Memorial Day weekend we took a trip to Kiawah Island, South Carolina. We timed it just right to enjoy sitting through a tropical storm making landfall. After the storm, we all went and played at the beach. Going to the beach with little kids is fun. Seeing the […]