Tropical Red Torch Ginger is a vibrant new watercolor painting. Sunlight illuminates the leaves and thick waxy body of the torch ginger. I love this flower and it's lovely in gardens in the tropics.
Watercolor, 40″x30″. Vibrancy in color inspire my paintings. In this lovely tropical flower painting I am mixing my favorite elements: palm fronds, tropical leaves and vibrant red colors.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 48"x36", SOLD, prints available. A large dynamic tropical Hawaiian flower painting, this painting brings a tropical jungle into a room. Anthurium flowers dance as sunlight filters gracefully through the jungle foilage. This is a lovely, lovely piece. It would make you feel like you had a sun room in your living room or office space.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 18"x36", SOLD, prints available. This was a commissioned painting and is part of a set of three tropical Hawaiian flower paintings.It was inspired by the large oil painting, Anthurium Jungle.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 18"x36", SOLD, prints available. This birds of paradise painting was a commissioned painting and is part of a set of three tall skinny Hawaiian tropical flower paintings, the other two subjects being heliconia and anthurium flowers.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 24"x24", SOLD, prints available. I love painting tropical flowers on square canvases. The square shape gives a contemporary twist to even the most tradition subject. This red Hawaiian flower has very strong contrast and was part of a series of square tropical flower paintings.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 24"x24". Gorgeous In Yellow has a very soft glowing effect. The square shape gives it a dynamic impact in a room. You can pair this piece well with another Hawaiian square flower painting.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 24"x24". Birds of Paradise in Pastel has soft, sunlit inspired colors. This is a beautiful tropical flower painting has a dynamic square composition.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 18"x36", SOLD, prints available. This crimson red tropical heliconia flower painting has a very dynamic composition. This series of tall tropical flower paintings were my most popular series last year. Collectors could display a single painting or they could hang them in groups of multiples.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 18"x36", SOLD, prints available. Dark greens contrast against a lovely yellow color with accents of rust and crimson in this stunning tropical Heliconia flower painting.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 18"x36", SOLD, prints available. This tropical pink flower is lovely against the soft glowing green leaves of heliconia and banana plants. This is one of my favorite exotic flower portraits and it currently lives displayed on a collector's wall with two of my other tall skinny tropical flower oil paintings. This series of flowers in tall dynamic compositions was my most popular series last year.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 18"x36". A beautiful vibrant glow illuminates a prominent red heliciona flower in this new flower portrait. Most of the flowers paintings from this series have sold but I could paint similar pieces that would form an interesting grouping for a wall space.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 18"x36". This red tropical Hawaiian flower painting has some very interesting, subtle background colors and will group well with my other floral paintings of this size.
Original SOLD, prints available. Bananas are an obsession of mine. We grow several varieties here in my studio garden and I love their lush foilage and find the flower blooms so lovely. This lovely violet colored Hawaiian banana flower has a very dramatic composition and would pair well with my other small square tropical Hawaiian flower paintings.
Watercolor on archival board, 8"x8". These sunlit orange ti leaves are found around Hawaii and other tropical island gardens. I was struck by the bright orange that is illuminated by the sun shining through the leaves.
Original SOLD, prints available. Tropical bird of paradise flowers are obviously a theme that I paint often. I love the dramatic lighting in this piece. I grow birds of paradise in my home garden and they are a hardy lush flower that thrives in the California sun.
Watercolor painting on archival board, 8"x8". The Hawaiian pink ginger flower is a very tropical flower with absolutely lush foilage. It also lasts a long time when cut.
Watercolor on archival board, 8"x8". Water lilies are absolutely fabulous in our backyard pond. They thrive most of the year but do die back in the winter. They add both color and protection for our fish. This beautiful tropical pond flower also adds cover for our fish.
Original SOLD, prints available. One of my favorite parts in my back yard is our pond with it's water lilies. It's the size of a small swimming pool and is several feet deep. In the summer our pond flourishes with lilies and greenery. The water lily is a lovely tropical flower that you see in the ponds of the islands like Hawaii and in warm climates like Southern California.
Oil Painting, 12"x12", SOLD. Tropical pink ginger flowers create such a lush, exotic feeling in a garden. It is highly ornamental and it's waxy flower is so exotic! This painting was originally part of a big set of small square tropical flower paintings, all of which sold. Copper accents adored the piece.
Watercolor Painting, 18"x24". Yellow heliconias are exquisite flowers and this tropical flower painting is quite lovely in person. It has a softness that cannot be conveyed on a website and is beautifully framed. These lovely Hawaiian flowers are grown all over the islands.
Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 24"x36". These giant birds of paradise grow on either side of my front porch. They regally create an arch for visitors to pass through to see my studio gallery. In the summer, they grow quickly in the warmth here in California. Most people think of birds of paradise as tropical flowers but they really originate from South Africa.
16"x20" watercolor, original SOLD, prints available. I observed this vivid tropical pink ginger flower in on Hawaii. It's wild colors really caught my eye.
Watercolor Painting, 34"x44", original SOLD, sorry, no prints available for this piece. This lovely bird of paradise painting is sold and unfortunately I cannot make prints of this piece but I could paint a similar painting in a size that works for you. It is one of my favorite tropical flower paintings and can be seen as the back image of my business card.
16"x20" watercolor, original SOLD, prints available. This red tropical heliconia flower painting has a soft, sophisticated aura. It's dramatic designer red and black accent colors would go well with a room with both tropical and modern decor.
16"x20" watercolor, original SOLD, prints available. This tropical flower painting was created as a compliment to the bird of paradise painting, Duet. It would also pair well with any of my other Hawaiian flower paintings that were done with soft colors.
20"x16" watercolor, original SOLD, prints available. Duet, a bird of paradise flower painting, is the complimentary painting to Trio. These sub tropical flowers were seen in La Jolla, California. Birds of Paradise are really a South African flower but they also prosper through out the islands and in Mediterranean climates.
Watercolor Painting, 40"x32". This red heliconia painting can be grouped with some of my other tropical flower heliconia paintings. These colorful pendant flowers are seen in Hawaii, Florida and through out the islands. Specifically my inspiration for this grouping came from a stand of heliconia flowers over a lake that I saw in Miami.
Watercolor Painting, Original SOLD, prints available. This is the first painting in a small suite of tropical flower paintings that link together. Red pendant heliconias are the main flower. The addition of these vibrantly exotic flowers can make your room feel warm.
Watercolor Painting, 40"x32". The old Parrot Jungle Garden in Coral Gables, Florida was the inspiration for this tropical flower painting. On this particular day the rains came through and I saw these flowers while taking cover. Common names for these tropical flowers are parrots beak heliconia and red pendant heliconia.
Watercolor Painting, 22"x32". This tropical flower painting continues a tropical flower and lake scene. Both flowers are heliconias. The addition of the hut in the background will lead into Banana Bloom. The sky suggests that a warm tropical rain is near.