Gifts of Neptune

Gifts of Neptune

Oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 48 x 48 in.

Boston Light Moon Light

Boston Light Moon Light

Oil on shaped linen, wood stretcher 20 x 20 x 1.5 in.

The Boston Light House is depicted at full moon on a vase which is set inside a trompe l'oeil (trick the eye) niche.

The Gravity of Desire

The Gravity of Desire

oil on linen, 43 x 26 in.

One goal of trompe l'oeil painting is to depict objects with incredible detail.  Life size representation creates a believable illusion.  Carefully chosen objects can tell a story.  This one is about the gravity of apples, a wedding garter, and love.

Figs

Figs

oil on linen, 43 x 26 in.

This trompe l'oeil painting expresses aspects of desire with images of a groom's suspenders, and some dangling fig leaves with fruits.  I remember a quest to find the right kind of wooden knob to paint at the top of the picture.

Graves Light Super Moon

Graves Light Super Moon

Oil on shaped linen, arch shaped stretcher, 24 x 14 x 1.5 inches

This small painting shows Boston's Graves Lighthouse. 

Twin Lakes Harvest

Twin Lakes Harvest

Oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 20 x 37 in.

Painted in beautiful Twin Lakes, Ohio, this autumn landscape shows a basket of luscious apples.

Dahlia

Dahlia

Oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 36 x 19 in.

I painted this outside at Beckwith's Orchard.  The dahlia garden was in full bloom, right before the frost.  The vase with flowers was painted in the studio.

Beachcombers

Beachcombers

oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 18 x 36 in.

Painted outside at Euclid Beach, this painting shows a shore bird which I painted in the studio.

Narcisus and Echo

Narcisus and Echo

oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 25 x 25 in.

Two profiles form a Greek vase.  I used photographs of the ocean taken at sunset to establish the watery background.

From Sea to Shining Sea

From Sea to Shining Sea

34 x 49 x 1.5 inches, oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher

My favorite Chatham Beach path is depicted in the background.  My favorite stray cat, Hunter, plays on the ledge of the niche.

Devotion and Peace

Devotion and Peace

Oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 50 x 25 in.

This gold hued painting is one of three angel paintings.  Devotion and peace are associated with Archangel Uriel.

Rachel

Rachel

Oil on linen, shaped arch stretcher, 46 x 38 in.

Truth and Healing

Truth and Healing

oil on linen, shaped arch stretcher, 50 x 25 in.

This blue hued guardian angel painting depicts St. Michael.