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.

“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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“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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“October Morning”, oil on panel, 25 x 18

After the hunt, this Master of Hounds and his pack moved seamlessly through the brightly lit grass, shimmering in their even, languid gait. The noon day sun pierced the dark tree line behind them, with a twinkling light that reminded me of stars strewn in the night sky. The rider, horse and hounds formed their …

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“Stormcat Foal” Gouache on Acid Free Board, 10 x 9

Everybody loves a baby, but this particular baby is so full of self possession and confidence! I just couldn’t resist the chance to paint a portrait of this young prince, the descendant of a long royal line of extraordinary athletes and winners. I would just love to have taken him home, and this way I …

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