Afternoon on the Water, Kailua, Oahu, 6 x 8

A hot afternoon painting in the shade on Kaelepulu Canal in Kailua. The mountain range is the Ko’olau’s, rising dramatically behind this community on the windward side of Oahu. The light on the water and the reflections of the Ironwoods in the left foreground attracted me to this scene but I think the detail of …

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First Summer, Gouache on Acid Free board, 6 x 8 (15 x 17 Framed)

I was struck by the interaction between this mare and foal. Certainly it was not unusual to see such affection between a mother and baby, but I wanted to capture this close relationship where they were so clearly each others whole world, and suddenly they are aware of being observed by the viewer.

Sailboats at Rest, Hanalei, 8 x 10

What do sailboats think about when not plying the waves? I think they dream of their next adventures while waiting patiently to be put into the water. Here is my painting of two Sailboats dreaming while awaiting their next adventures on the beach at Hanalei.

“Loudoun County Morning”, gouache, 10 x 8

Reflected light and color is fascinating to me, I love to render the myriad subtilties of it. So when I chanced across this Whip in grey tweed on her fleabitten grey, on a gleaming Virginia morning, I just knew I had to paint her and her stalwart companions. They nearly seemed to be a mirage, …

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“Waiting on Their Master”, gouache, 11 x 9

These beautiful foxhounds were waiting on the Master of Hounds, astride his chestnut before the hunt. There was an air of suspension. The game was not quite afoot, but all were ready. I couldn’t resist painting these beautifully and similarly colored hounds and horse, they seemed like such a team; which of course they are. …

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“Happy Hour”, gouache, 10 x 8

Post-hunt, these foxhounds descended on an inviting pond to quench their thirst. I thought it was quite a cheerful scene, especially with all those wagging arced tails, like corsairs bobbing across a rippling sea. SOLD

“Lifting Fog”, oil on panel, 23 x 16

It was a cool, crisp morning in Virginias hunt country, with the clear light streaking across the still foggy pastures. The riders were slowly wending their way to the kennels, pausing on occasion with the mists slowly lifting behind. It was a fine morning with the entire day ahead, what could be better?   This …

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“Waiting on Their Master”, oil on panel, 20 x 16

These beautiful foxhounds were waiting on the Master of Hounds, astride his chestnut before the hunt. There was an air of suspension. The game was not quite afoot, but all were ready. I couldnt resist painting these beautifully and similarly colored hounds and horse, they seemed like such a team; which of course they are. …

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