Posts filed under: Paintings


Collection of all paintings ones for myself, ones for study and ones for sale!


  Drought in paintings is over! A weight has been lifted from my shoulders, cheers! Reference photograph by Amol Pendharkar, a cousin twice removed. ... Read More

Charles Reid workshop

Day 1 and 2 Were life painting sessions with very attractive models – Jaki and Rachel. Attractive to draw. They posed well and patiently under the warm spot lights. Since... Read More

Visit to Pacific Northwest

  What a beautiful country this is! Even though we were early to visit the Olympic National Park – temperature wise – we thoroughly enjoyed its beauty. Fresh air, icy waters,... Read More

Thinking of Harry

as the 114th Congress meets, I am thinking of Mr. Reid because of the news reports of his broken ribs. No, an artist doesn’t draw solely based off news. In... Read More


I had a record number of portrait sketches/paintings this year. I am not cataloging all of them here, but some that were notable because of difference in style.  ... Read More

Costa Rica

What a beautiful country Costa Rica is! We visited only 2 towns, Tamarindo on the coast and La Fortuna in the mid-NW. So, while I cannot speak for the entire... Read More

Fresh memory

Arin and I were doing plein air painting on the grounds of the Triton Museum. We were there to see another artist friend demonstrate his methods. Arin did his salmon... Read More

Close but no cigar

Attempted this particular painting six times today. Three times on a half sheet paper and 3 times in my study book and once in a pencil sketch. The pencil sketch... Read More

Summer blooms

Have been wanting to paint flowers which look compositionally strong but delicate in themselves.... Read More