"If you hear a voice inside you say, 'You cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."  Vincent Van Gogh

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Following the Shoreline
Following the Shoreline

The inspiration for this 24" x 20" oil painting came from a trip to the Oregon coast; many rocks can be seen rising out of the ocean along the coastline. The original painting is available for sale.

Subtlety
Subtlety

In this 12" x 12" oil painting, minimal use of shapes and color suggest a landscape in which earth and sky are tied together. The original painting is available for sale.

Before the Storm
Before the Storm

A seascape in non-traditional colors, this 24" x 18" acrylic painting is mounted in a rustic wood frame. Gallery wrapped giclees, prints and cards are available for sale.

Standing Tall
Standing Tall

Vibrant 12" x 12" abstract oil painting was created with layered paint, palette knife and brush. Original available for sale.

Bearly There
Bearly There

Look closely at this 18" x 24" abstract acrylic painting to see a bear staring at what could be dinner. Mounted in an attractive black wood frame, the painting measures 20.5" x 26.5". The original painting, prints and cards are available for sale.

Bevy of Trees
Bevy of Trees

Bright colors, free-flowing ideas and loose brush strokes add up to fun to paint. This colorful acrylic painting measures 16" x 16", 17" x 17" in its frame. Original painting is available for sale.

Exposed
Exposed

In this 24" x 18" oil painting, a chorus of color creates a base for space and pattern which is emphasized by dots of color and changes in value and underlying form. Gallery wrapped canvas giclees are available for sale.

Tree Line
Tree Line

This 24" x 24" oil painting was inspired by a photographic image that was beyond the focal capacity of my camera, resulting in an abstract blur of trees. The painting is mounted in an attractive black wood frame measuring 26" x 26". The original painting and gallery wrapped canvas giclee prints are available for sale.

Aspen Meadow
Aspen Meadow

This scene reminds me of spending a bright sunny day enjoying the beauty of nature. the painting measures 20" x 16". The original painting is for sale.

In the Distance
In the Distance

A simple blending of soft warm with cool colors creates a seemingly never-ending view of distant landscape in this 12" x 12" oil painting. The original painting is available for sale.

Greying Sky
Greying Sky

The shadows cast by gathering clouds mute the bright greens of spring in the grasslands in this 10" x 10" oil painting. The original painting is available for sale.

Sky Above Saguaros
Sky Above Saguaros

I love the colors in the abstract sky over the the abstract desert and saguaros in this 24" x 18" oil painting. The painting was awarded an honorable mention in the 2017 Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts Open Show. The original painting is available for sale.

Bloomsplosion
Bloomsplosion

This fun watercolor was created by moving paint and allowing the colors and shapes to form naturally.

Moose of a Feather
Moose of a Feather

Using the twin technique of producing watercolors, I created a fun image that I enhanced with ink to bring out the natural shapes of a moose.