The Best Commission Ever

November 23, 2010

This painting is very sentimental to me.  I happened to be visiting my folks back in October around when my mom’s birthday was.  My dad commissioned me to create a painting for my mom.  This was such a sweet and wonderful thing for him to ask of me.  I...

Observations of a Cub Scout Mom

November 23, 2010

For weeks my youngest son asked me over and over if I was going on the Cub Scout camping trip.  Okay, in my mind I really like the idea of camping, getting back to nature.  The reality of getting dirty, smelling like campfire, and sleeping on an air mattress...

Two Deaths in 24 Hours

October 8, 2010

Yesterday as I was driving home from my studio I received a call on my cell phone from my oldest son.  He was wondering why there was an ambulance, a fire truck and a police car parked in front of our house.  Pretty sure that it wasn’t my house...

The Beginning of Echo XXIV

October 6, 2010

Okay folks, here’s an opportunity to watch as another of my paintings evolves from blank panels to a finished work of art. This painting, Echo XXIV is on two square panels and it’s total measure is 72″ wide by 36″ tall. This piece is also inspired by my trip...

Rainy Days

September 30, 2010

My oldest son lost a tooth yesterday, one of his molars.  Since the tooth fairy still visits the house, he found $5 under his pillow.  I’m not sure how many more teeth he has to lose, but at the age of 12, I don’t think it’s many more. Well,...