Saturday, December 01, 2007

"Cascading Flowers." 8" x 10". Watercolor, watercolor pencils and Bienfang watercolor brush pens.

"Impatiens II". 8" x 10". My rendering of a photograph from a Goldsmith seeds calendar.

"Brilliant-colored floral" 8" x 10". Original watercolor. (So named because of the intense colors, not the brilliance of the humble artist.)

Friday, November 30, 2007

"Dark Floral" 8" x 10". Original watercolor

"Montecito-Sequoia Wildflowers IV." 8" x 10" Watercolor based on my original photograph.

My rendering of images from the "Harry and David" catalog. Apricots, plums, picnic basket, Bosc pears.

Mini flower portraits I, II, III and IV. 2" x 3.5"

Abstracts I, II and III. 3 1/2" x 5"

"Pansy." 5" x 7". Original watercolor.

"Montecito-Sequoia Wildflowers" Original watercolors painted en plein air.

"Crayola" series based on my original photograph. Top one is " 7" x 11 1/4". Watercolor.Bottom one is 5 3/8" x 10 1/2". Marker and watercolor.

"Abstract (yellow and green)." 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" Original watercolor.

"Abstract (orange and green)." 2 1/2" x 3 1/2". Original work.

"Crayola ATC." 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" Watercolor on paper. Original work.

"Flamingos." 9 1/2" x 7 1/4". Watercolor on Arches 140 lb. cold pressed watercolor paper. Based on my original photograph taken at the San Francisco Zoo summer 2007.
Pastel, 9" x 12" My rendering of an "American Artist" magazine cover.

Pastel 12 1/2" x 7 1/2"

"Cappuccino after Gary Bukovnic" 5" x 7 1/4" Bienfang watercolor pen on 140 lb. Arches cold press watercolor paper. Bukovnic is the artist whose paintings are featured in the calendar for the San Francisco Bay Area charity Project Open Hand. Project Open Hand's mission is to meet nutrition needs for people living with HIV/AIDS, the home bound critically ill and the elderly. I look forward to receiving the Project Open Hand calendar every year to see Bukovnic's new take on the subject of food. For more information about Project Open Hand visit

"Pomegranates" pastel

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Bird of paradise, 8" x 10", watercolor on paper.

Magnolia 8 1/2" x 11" watercolor on paper
Rhododendron 8 1/2" x 11" watercolor on paper

Art nouveau stained glass floral design from Dover book. Watercolor on paper. 8 1/2" x 11"

"Montecito-Sequoia Wildflowers I" Watercolor based on my original photograph.

"Crab dinner," acrylic on watercolor paper, 8" x 10". Exercise from "Acrylic Painting Layer by Layer" book.

Parrot tulip.

I think these are impatiens.

Friday, October 26, 2007

"Book Cover." These two paintings are my rendering of the front and back covers of one of my favorite books. Watercolor.

After doing a lot of really tight floral paintings I decided to see what would happen without a plan and without a careful drawing. This is what happened.

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Monday, April 16, 2007

"Apple." 6" x 6". Watercolor and watercolor pencil.