Acrylic on canvas - 24 x 12 in - 2014
Plants are fantastic “sitters” for paintings: they’re full of life and always changing, but not always moving! And they don’t charge sitting fees :)
On a rare rainy day in Santa Fe, inspired by the cooler colors and the water, I tried a new approach to painting my lemon tree. I used streaks of acrylic paint in different colors, subtle texture, and cool shades to evoke an Asian flair. I like the result, even though the unripe lemons make some think of limes.
Acrylic on gessoboard - 18 x 24 in - 2015 I wanted to capture the somewhat- dizzying angles and shadows that occurred when this prickly pear cactus grew out of...
Walking in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on a surprisingly warm winter day, I was struck by the afternoon light filtering through the forest. All the trees seemed to glow,...
Cholla cacti blooming in the high desert of New Mexico are a delightful sight! I enjoyed capturing the rhythm and liveliness of their colors in this piece. It is 24...