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Rockwell Station, Winter Scene

Fresh off the easel. A painting I started over a year ago and had to scrap once I realized it needed to be painted on a larger canvas (this one is 38″ x 60″). Sometimes, you just have to start back at the beginning.

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Portrait of Denise

Recently completed portrait commission based on a family photo.

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The Narrative of Paint: Portrait Painting

Painting is like telling a story; capturing a quality of truth in this fictionalized account of reality is the trick. Vicki had bought an El painting of mine several years ago and approached me recently to paint her portrait. It’s been a long time since I have been able to find time to paint and […]