Monday, January 31, 2011

Great egret 36 x 24 oil

. I felt a larger painting was long overdue. Ripples are so bloody hard to paint, but Egrets are always fun!!

Monday, January 24, 2011

palm tree oil 15 x 5

I love painting palm trees. I saw this one at Bonita Springs.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Night Sail, 7 x 5 oil SOLD

Spending the night on the water gives you a totally different experience to the normal afternoon sail. I loved the ghostly apparition of a passing sailboat gliding silently across the Bay in the twilight.

Casing The Joint oil 5 x 12''

This painting shows opportunistic gulls waiting to check out left belongings on the beach. I just loved painting this picture..

Girraffe at Dusk oil 24 x 12

Here's another demo for my students. I finished it in the studio. I'm afraid It's a terrible photo.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

"Cat Boat with Sparkles" oil 9 x 12

I painted this as a demo for my students.

Second thoughts 7 x 5 oil

Patrick really wanted to go "Boogie Boarding" however the weather was foul, , the water choppy and cold(after all this was England in August). As soon as he dipped his toes he changed his mind. However it made a fun painting.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Evening sky , Yellowstone 5 x 7 oil

Horse minis.... oil 5 x 7 and 7 x 5

I keep going back to horses on the beach in England. they are fun to do, and popular!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Egret Preening oil 7 x 5

Here's one for "The Night Of Artists"

Longhorn Cattle. oil 8'' x 14''

I have just finished this "Longhorn"painting for "The Night of The Artists" show at the Briscoe museum in San Antonio TX. I saw the Longhorns on a visit to Houston. I love the poor brown cow who's longhorns are a bit short and wonky ( I can relate to her!)

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Painting demo at the Academy Art museum

Last night I was asked to do a painting demonstration at an open night at the Academy Art Museum in Easton. My model, "Rose" was lovely, and I had lots of fun.

Friday, January 7, 2011

"The road to Caprivi" oil (Black Rhino) 5 x 14

Anyone who has been to Africa will know about the hours of driving through endless Bush. This is the Kalahari in Botswana.I was traveling with the British army through the country. I love the Idea that when the truck has passed a stillness descends on the landscape and all that is left are the tire tracks.

"Summer Snow" Snowy egret 24 x 18 oil SOLD

I love painting Egrets. This one was patrolling the beach in Florida.

6 x 14 oil Waterbird Medley

This painting shows another mixed bag of birds.They are "White Ibis adult and jeuvenile. Roseate Spoonbills 2 adults and a jeuvenile, and a snowy Egret. I saw them in Costa Rica.

Gulf evening 8 x 10 oil

Beach Rider oil 6x6

here's another horse mini. I really enjoy painting horses. This is my mom's beach.Lovely but smelly (the brown is seaweed)