Vineyard Morning

Vineyard Morning 24x36

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

This is a studio painting from a photo that I took during a paint out.  I was attracted to the backlit vines and the misty morning background.  The painting is currently drying in my Rail Walk studio.  You are always welcome to visit Rail Walk Studios and Gallery in Salisbury, NC.

Published in: on March 5, 2018 at 6:59 pm  Comments (4)  
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Path to the Beach

Path to the Beach 24x30

24′ x 30′ Oil on linen, gallery wrap with painted edges

I just returned from a trip to Florida.  This was painted in my studio this week from a reference photo.  It was wonderful painting en plein air with the Fort Myers Beach outdoor painters.  I plan to post a couple of those paintings soon.  If you are interested in seeing the painting, it is at Rail Walk Gallery in Salisbury, NC.

Published in: on February 17, 2018 at 6:17 pm  Comments (6)  
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Cheerwine Shed

Cheerwine Shed 16x20

“16×20” Oil on canvas panel SOLD

Found this little shed while plein air painting near China Grove, NC.  I was attracted to the light coming in behind it.  I later painted it in the studio.  A couple visiting Rail Walk Studios & Gallery purchased the painting this week.  I love when people enjoy my paintings.

Published in: on August 20, 2017 at 11:05 am  Comments (4)  
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Follow Me II

Follow Me II 16x20

16″ x 20″ Oil on canvas panel

On a recent trip to Grand Teton National Park I saw this family of swans swimming in Flat Creek near Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  I love how the one cygnet wants to go the other direction.

Published in: on August 6, 2017 at 3:16 pm  Comments (4)  
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The Coast

The Coast 22x28

22″ x 28″ Oil on gallery wrapped canvas with painted edges

This is a coastal scene painted from a couple of my images taken by the ocean.

Published in: on May 15, 2017 at 6:52 pm  Comments (2)  
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You Can’t Catch Me!

You Can't Catch Me 14x18

14″ x 18″ Oil on canvas panel

This is Piper, my happy little Schnoodle.  She loves to run and chase.  On a recent trip to Fredericksburg, Texas, we took some photos of her among the Blue Bonnets.  The wildflowers were beautiful this year.

Published in: on April 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm  Comments (4)  
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Coastal Path


36″ x 48″ Oil on gallery wrap with painted edges

This is a North Carolina coastal scene.  It is a commission based on a smaller sold painting.  I really enjoyed revisiting this scene and tweaking it to make it work in this larger format.  I hope to paint more commissions.

Published in: on February 16, 2017 at 8:36 pm  Comments (1)  
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A New Day


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.

Published in: on November 9, 2016 at 6:57 pm  Comments (2)  
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Hurley Park Late Summer


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


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

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

Published in: on September 8, 2016 at 6:54 pm  Comments (4)  
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