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Miss My Little Guy When I’m In The Studio (and he is with Grandma)

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Painting Blog|

When he gets picked-up by a grandma for the day, I miss him before he's out the door. And then after that, I waste no time and get straight to work. This is especially true if I'm working on deadline to finish one of my reverse painted chandeliers. Every hour of that day is utilized [...]

Kauai Painting is Full of Expression

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Painting Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Coconut Coast Daybreak in Kauai is a beautiful 28x22 inch original watercolor. Expressive movement is quietly conveyed in this early morning Kauai painting. I love how watercolor has a very fluid expression. I love moving water and color on paper with my brushes and Kauai is one of my favorite subjects to paint. The East [...]

Zen Chic Colorful Maui Banana and Tropical Flower Yoga Mat

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Painting Blog|

Functional yet artful, Colorful Maui Banana and Tropical Flower Yoga Mat is full of zen and ready for downward dog. The soothing tropical image is from my new, beautiful Maui inspired tropical banana and flower oil painting which has already sold to a good collector in Canada. I wanted to still share this painting in [...]

Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church in Waimea Kauai oil Painting Commission

By | September 29th, 2017|Categories: Painting Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sketch for a commissioned oil painting for a client. My newest Waimea, Kauai themed painting is a commission for a lady who will be getting married in Kauai this month. We spoke over email and phone in late August and she told me she was looking for an oil painting as a special [...]

Watercolor painting of Green Kona Beach House in Hawaii

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Painting Blog|

In the past couple of months I've completed more than one watercolor painting of the Green Kona Beach House in Hawaii. This fun little house sits on the edge of the ocean on Ali'i Drive in Kailua-Kona. Unlike the other two watercolor paintings that I created of this Hawaiian beach house, this is a larger [...]

Tropical Plantation Cottage Painting Has Quiet Mood, a 10×20 oil

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Painting Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bamboo Blue Kauai Cottage with Red Ginger is a beautifully and expressively painted 10x20 oil painting on gallery wrapped canvas. Soft rust and golden orange hues light up the bamboo that sways over this quiet Kauai plantation painting. Tropical red ginger flowers have a wonderful expression and placement. The original oil painting for Bamboo Blue [...]