The Graves Light, Silver Moon
Oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 70” x 48.5”.
Painting this after being in the actual light house was a sublime experience. Newly restored, this jewel lighthouse stands in Boston.
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.
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.
Gifts of Neptune
Oil on linen, arch shaped stretcher, 48 x 48 in.
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.
oil on shaped linen, 15” x 36”.
Hercules fights a lion, someone is in the bottle, and the corkers get ready to stop it.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Oil on linen, shaped arch stretcher, 46 x 38 in.
Truth and Healing
oil on linen, shaped arch stretcher, 50 x 25 in.
This blue hued guardian angel painting depicts St. Michael.