One of the many local outdoor eateries on Captiva Island, Florida. Shade on a hot sunny day with a cold beverage, what more do you need?
9″x12″ oil on canvas board
A whimsical piece of beach life captured in oils, 9″x12″ canvas board Canvas board.
A drive along the coast of Captiva Island is like a drive through the forest, alternating beach and lush tree growth with the smell of the ocean in the air. This piece was juried into the Capture Captiva exhibit.
Rocks and trees dominate this incredible landscape, harsh yet so much warmth and beauty infused into the landscape.
I spent a good portion of this past summer exploring Alaska by motorcycle, one of the best parts was heading north to Deadhorse on the haulroad, also known as the Dalton Hwy. It’s a 450 mile ride north on gravel and ends at the Arctic Ocean, daylight for 24 hours a day and a cold wind blowing in off the ocean. You know you’re getting close when the Franklin Bluffs appear on the horizon in what is otherwise flat rolling tundra. An amazing expanse of remote wilderness as far as the you can see, just open tundra…hope this captures some of it.
36’x24″ oil on canvas
A quick 30 minute pose with nothing but the basics…charcoal. Sometimes simple turns out best.
I like how watercolour pigments give a gentle wash to nudes however sometimes a crisp edge helps define the shape, these are watercolours with charcoal for definition.