A New Day

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24″ x 30″ Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas with painted edges

This is a studio painting from one of my photos taken from the car window early one morning.  I was trying to get the feel of the lifting fog as the sun rises.

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Horse among the Wildflowers

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6″ x 10″ Oil on panel

This is one of my small paintings available at Rail Walk’s Holiday Festival of Gifts.  Hope you can come in for some early Christmas shopping.  There are lots of handmade crafts available.  For more information see Rail Walk Studios and Gallery.

 

 

Published in: on November 7, 2016 at 7:13 pm  Comments (2)  

Carrigan Farms Rock Quarry

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11″ x 14″ Oil on panel

This is a beautiful location that is new to me.  As the sun rose it lit up the rocks jutting out in the quarry.  The painting was mostly painted on site and then finished in my studio.

Published in: on October 19, 2016 at 6:21 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Smoky Mountains

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24″ x 36″ Oil on gallery wrap canvas with painted edges

This painting was inspired by one of the beautiful overlooks in Smoky Mountain National Park.  The painting is part of Rail Walk’s 10th anniversary exhibit at Rail Walk Studios and Gallery this month.

Published in: on October 14, 2016 at 5:12 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Hurley Park Late Summer

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12″ x 9″ Oil on Panel

A plein air painting from Hurley Park in Salisbury.  It was tweaked a bit in my studio.  I find that I sometimes need to revisit a painting to adjust the values and colors to my liking.

Dauphin Island Sunset

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18″ x 24″ Oil on Gallery Wrap with painted edges

Studio painting from a photo taken on the beach at Dauphin Island, Alabama.

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Barn on Stirewalt Road

Barn on Shirewalt Road 9x12

9″ x 12″ Oil on board

Plein air painting of an old barn and buildings near China Grove, NC.

By the Shore

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6″ x 10″ Oil on board

This is another small study to fit one of my barn wood frames.

Published in: on August 31, 2016 at 5:42 pm  Comments (1)  
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The Sunflower Farm

The Sunflower Farm 6x10

6″ x 10″ Oil on board

The sunflowers are in bloom.  When I went to the field a storm was approaching.  So this is a small studio painting that will fit a barn wood frame that my father made.

Hydrangeas in Crystalline Pottery

Hydrangeas in Crystalline Pottery 24x20

24″ x 20″ Oil on Linen with painted edges

This is one of my favorite pieces of pottery with one of my favorite flowers.