Saturday, December 27, 2014

More Pastels

Tulip Pail, Pastel, 8x10 Available $75

Still painting!

New pastel today
Pastel Farm 8x10 Available $45
Trout Fishin', Pastel, 8x10, matted. Available $45

Spring Vase

Working on creating a lesson plan for my first painting class. Decided to do some very loose Acrylic florals. This is one I created as a demo.

"Spring Vase", Acrylic on paper. 9x12 unframed

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014


I love vivid colors, obviously!  Here's my latest.
"The Line-Up", 11x14 Acrylic Unframed.  Gallery Wrapped.  Available $250 plus shipping.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Paint and Draw Together Challenge

I joined the Paint and Draw Together Challenge and this month's image was a water lily. I first cropped the image for better composition. Selected my pallet and blocked in the underpainting. Comments welcomed!

Cropped image

Pallet Selection


Finished Painting

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Autumn Vase

#96 Autumn Vase 2, 11x14 Acrylic. Framed Sale Pending. Commission available $60
"Meadow", Pastel, 8x10 ready for framing in 11x14 Mat. Available $55 

Todays Flowers

More inventory for next week's show!
Autumn Vase, Acrylic 12x12.  Framed Available $60.00

"Purple View", Acrylic 24x30. Framed.  Available $125

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Painting up a storm this weekend

I have a show next Saturday in Oshkosh, so I'll be busy this weekend painting and prepping. Here are my lastest.
#92 Fun Flower, Acrylic, 8x10 Ready for Framing in 11x14 Mat. Available $25
#93 Fun with Pears, Acrylic, 8x10 Ready for Framing in 11x14 mat.  Sold 
Autumn Wind, Acrylic 8x24, Unframed, Gallery Wrapped.  Available $40

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Busy, Busy, Busy

Caricature Flowers, 11x14, Unframed, Gallery Wrapped. Acrylic. Available
Abstract Flowers # 84, 12x12 Acrylic, Framed Available

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ready for Next Show

Busy painting and preparing for next show 11/1. Folks seem to like flower paintings, so I needed some more inventory of those.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Give me Freedom!

So sad when you're so busy trying to set-up your new art business that you don't have time to paint.  Whoa is me!  Oh for the freedom of retirement and no alarm clocks! Someday! In the meantime, here's a painting that has generated a lot of comments. "Mark's View", 18x24 Gallery Wrapped, Acrylic

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

One down-1 to go!

Finished with one of the signs (Face Cut-Out)I've been working on for the Pumpkin Patch. 1 Down, 1 to go!

Sunday, September 21, 2014


Well, I completely failed at the 30 Paintings in 30 days! Right after I signed up, I was fortunate to get a commissioned sale for some Carnival Face-Cut outs for a local Pumpkin Patch. So my 30 day promise failed, but Hey! I got a paying gig, right? I will post pictures of the cut-outs when completed. In the meantime, the afternoon turned gorgeous so I had a little time to do some plein air. I like it. Tell me what you think!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

30 paintings in 30 days...Oops Missed a Few

Alone in the Woods, 11x14 Framed, Pastel, Available $65
Had the Gallery Walk in Oshkosh last night and I was the featured artist, so painted this outside the studio during the show on my handy dandy travel easel.  Contact me if you'd like to purchase!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

30 Paintings in 30 Days-Day 3!

Know for sure, I won't be able to keep up with a painting a day, already!  Life just plain gets in the way and I don't want to paint, just to "Paint."  It should be enjoyable.  Full day yesterday, so whipped this one out late last night.  Not my best effort, but at least I painted!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Part of my 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

I'm working on a Seasonal Set and this is part of that set.  This would be a winter scene.
Check out the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge! 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

Monday, September 1, 2014

30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

Participating in the the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge!  Let's hope I can find the time to do a painting a day!  I might have to cheat a little and paint multiple paintings on weekends.  Still a full-time working "grunt".  Leslie Saeta 30 Paintings in 30 Days suggested a theme for our challenge, so I thought I'd try to paint a Barn everyday.  Here is my first contribution. 

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Some of my latest creations

Rainboots. Acrylic. Framed 16x20. Available $60

"Ocean Storm" 24x30. Acrylic. Framed. Available $125

Untitled. Pastel 9x11.5. Unframed. Sold

Monday, August 4, 2014

"Eye of the Storm"

Just did a little abstract today.  Enjoy!
"Eye of the Storm", 11x14, Acrylic, Framed. Available $60