Tuesday, December 12, 2017


The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) had a fundraiser.  I donated a portrait.  
 This painting was done for the winning bidders.

20 x 16 in.
Oil on fine Belgian linen

Thursday, November 2, 2017


Just finished this portrait of Shana for some friends.

20" x 16"
oil on fine belgian linen

Friday, October 6, 2017

Daisies and Carnations

Daisies and Carnations

In the style of Fantin-Latour, the master painter of flowers, this still-life just completed while working at Chiaroscuro Studio of Art in Miami.  Learning to push and pull chroma and values, while creating a pleasing composition and keeping everything in balance is quite the challenge.

20" x 16"
oil on birch panel
This painting is available at:  

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Never Again

A tribute to one of the largest groups of law enforcement officers in America, the men and women professional airline pilots of the Federal Flight Deck Officer's program

Never Again
12" x 20"
oil on linen

For those interested in the process:


Value Study

First painting of hat, table top (block in)

Continuation of first painting 

Refinement of shapes and values

Continuation of refinement of shapes and enhancement of light

Adding texture and form to cloth

Ready for final shape refinement of gun and glazing of darks.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

After Christensen's Solitary Life

Worked with a DVD by Scott Christensen this week, 
painting along as he demonstrated.

28 x 28"
oil on linen