Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Monday, December 31, 2018

Paddle Cactus with Fruit

Original Watercolor
9" x 12"

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Danny S sketch completion

Once I got home, I added additional color
 to this watercolor sketch,Approximately 11"x15"

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Danny S

WC sketch 4-23-2016
Painted from a live model.
Started at the top and worked my way down.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Model as Kabuki

Each month our local art guild hires a live model.
This month our model came dressed as a kabuki
dancer. This is my rendition.
Acrylic on canvas, 11"x20"

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Dick Blick catalog ad

Dick Blick Art Materials will be using a few of my images
 in their upcoming catalog.
This is their preliminary mock-up.
My name and web address
will be added to the credits.

Friday, March 06, 2015

Pastel Journal Top 100

I was honored to receive an honorable mention!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Acrylic 16" x 20"
The Laramie Art Guild hired a live model
for a 2 hour work session. I finished this small
painting at home in the studio that night.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Threading the Needle

This pastel was recently accepted into the 2014 Richeson 75 Landscape Show.
Pastel, 12" x 15" on sandpaper

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Dick Blick Ad in Pastel Journal

Imagine my surprise when Dick Blick Art Materials, 
a national art supply company,
wanted to use one of my paintings on the back
cover of Pastel Journal! June 2014 issue

Saturday, April 19, 2014


Original pastel c. 9" x 12" on sandpaper

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Vivid Hollyhocks

Original watercolor, 11"x 15"
framed in gold metal with white double mat. 

 This has been accepted into the
2015 National Western Spirit Show
 in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Monday, March 10, 2014

Textured Tanker

I enjoyed the challenge of rendering the complexity 
of layers of texture on this railroad oil tanker car displaying
oil running over letters painted over rusted 
and peeling paint with shadows traversing all.
This has been accepted into the 2015 Western Spirit Show.

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Pastel in progress

This is a pastel I am working on for an upcoming railroad
show in Cheyenne this Summer. I am
building up layers of texture on the
side of this tanker car.