Friday, June 30, 2017

Quiet Time,figure,oil on canvas,7x5,priceNFS

I painted this figure from a photo I took of a lady on the beach up in Victoria B.C.. I often need my quiet time too. This painting is going into next week show On the Water.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Kayak Launch to Sea,seascape,oil on canvas,8x10.priceNFS

I took my paintings over the the gallery today. This is another painting for the On the Water show. It opens next Friday July 7th. This painting is of a place where I go to paint on location. The same place where Doggy Kayak painting launch.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Birch Bay Low Tide,seascape,oil on canvas,6x6,priceNFS

Again, another painting for the July art Show. This was painted of a boat in low tide up in Birch Bay. The sun was behind the boat. So the boat and people are in shadow.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Doggy Kayak Ride,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,priceNFS

One more for the July group show. I'll be taking the art work to the gallery on Thursday. I will still be uploading the rest of the paintings on this site so my far away friends can still see the show on line.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sailing in the Bay,seascape,oil on canvas,5x7,priceNFS

My computer in the Studio is dead. My son is getting me a new one. It will take a little time to get it uploaded with my files. In the meantime I will put up older paintings that I have on this laptop that I use up in my house. This painting sold a number of years ago to a nice neighbor who was just walking by with his door and came in to see my art work.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Summer in the Islands,seascape,oil on canvas,12x9,priceNFS

One more painting that will be going into the July group show. Mt. Baker in in the background of this painting.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Salmon Colored Roses,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

This painting is of the sweet smelling salmon colored roses that grow right outside of my studio door. I get to enjoy them now that it is summer.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Boats Sailing in the Islands,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8,priceNFS

Another painting for July's group Show "On the Water". I sold one very much like this one last month.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Mock Orange,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

I have a large mock orange bush/tree in our front yard. The fragrance is wonderful. So I painted just a small cutting from the tree. My studio smells great even with the wed dogs on the sofa.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Fishing in the Right Spot,figure,oil on canvas,8x6,priceNFS

Another painting to go into my July group show. I'm trying to have mostly figures "On the Water" to be different from the other 3 artist show..

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Boat to Market,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,priceNFS

This is one of my favorite paintings. I took a number of photos of the young woman in her motor boat returning from Market to her larger boat with her child and dog. The first painting I did won a price and sold on Friday Harbor where the boat was.This painting will be going in next Month's show.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Smooth Sailing in the Islands,seascape,oil on canvas,12x9.priceNFS

Another painting that will go into the On the Water Show in July. Also known as Summer in the Islands.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Sweet William,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

This is today's painting. I will keep putting up seascape and paintings of figures near the sea for the July show in the next couple of weeks as well.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bayside Moment,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,priceNFS

This is another painting that is going into the July show. I guess I could call it self portrait.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Orange Kayak,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,price$500

This is one of the paintings that will be going into July's group show "On the Water". If it sells on line ,it won't go into the show.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Boat Racing,figure,oil on canvas,8x8,price$500

I've been busy getting my paintings varnished for an upcoming group show here in Bellingham. This is a painting that I did last June.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Apples on Turquoise Plate,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$200

Today's painting .My neighbor artist friend and I set up apples today and we had a fun afternoon painting together. My son just fixed my computer. I wish I had his talent as well.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

View from Woodstock Farm,landscape,oil on canvas,5x7,price $125

This is an older painting that comes from my home computer file. Woodstock Farms is a lovely local park that looks out over Bellingham Bay. The computer in my studio was not working today. This week my studio computer is giving me a hard time.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Pink Peonie,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$200

Great news. Last night I received Best In Show for my painting of two research men in the tide waters. The Juror was Lois Griffel who studied under Henry Hensche of the Cape Cod School of color. The show is on for two month at Scott Milo Gallery in Anacortes, WA. My paintings are showing with other paintings of the Plein Air Washington members.It's a great show.
This is today's painting of one of my peonies.

Friday, June 2, 2017

First Peonie,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$NFS

These red peonies are blooming right now. I want to paint them this weekend. This is an older painting.I have to run down to a gallery opening right now so I can't paint today.