Painting #71 Another portrait of my pet monkey! You may recall that the monkey and I were planning a three month trip to Spain leaving in March of 2020 to walk the Camino de Santiago. Unfortunately because of the pandemic, I had to cancel the trip. But he didn’t agree. Here he is researching newsContinue reading “The Monkey Researcher, 6 x 6 in., oil, (sold)”
Celebrating her birthday, all alone. Available for purchase. This work is unframed, but it is mounted on a board with a slot in the back which allows you to hang it without a frame. $100 plus $10 shipping. If you click on this link, you can see some framing options and some links to a fewContinue reading “Birthday Girl, 5 x 7 in.,oil, $100”
Painting #69 I don’t talk about it much, but I have a pet red monkey. We’ve been together for about six or seven years now. And we were actually planning a three month trip to Spain leaving March 31, 2020 to walk the Camino de Santiago. Unfortunately because of the pandemic, I had to cancelContinue reading “Bad News Monkey, 6 x 6 in., oil”
Painting Auction #67 This painting was painted in Woodstock, Vermont while I was participating in a Plein air event for the Vermont Institute of Science. This beautiful Billings Farm is a working dairy farm in the traditional manner and open to the public for an entrance fee. It is across from and related to theContinue reading “Billings Farm, Woodstock, Vt., 5 x 7 in., oil”
Painting Auction #65 Here is a new work done especially as a small auction piece. If you would like to bid on this painting on E- bay starting at $90, click here. Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, Catch a tiger by the toe, If he hollers, let him go, Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Not because you’reContinue reading “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe… 6 x 6 in., oil”
Painting Auction #60 I did this painting while on a a painting excursion with Peter Yesis and Steve Hileman up to the Schoodic point region of Acadia National Park. It’s a terrific place to paint and they recently opened up a new campground, which I ‘d like to give try next year. This work isContinue reading “Near Acadia, Schoodic Point, Maine, 6 x 6 in.”
Painting Auction #59 This is a long view of a local farm that sells direct to the public and have a wonderful little farm-stand. I believe that is Mount Battie in the background, which overlooks Camden, Maine. This work is unframed, but it is mounted on a board with a slot in the back whichContinue reading “Weskeag Farm, Thomaston, Maine, 6 x 6 in. oil”
Click Here to Bid This boat was dry-docked just a few hundred feet from my house at the local marina. The late sun created a dramatic scene.
Painting Auction #56 Click Here to Bid It has been a long time since I posted. I’ve been busy on my house, and just started painting again this summer. I know you have all been impatiently waiting:)! This is the view down towards the St. Georges river in South Thomaston, Maine, just a short distanceContinue reading “Weskeag Store, Maine, 6 x 6 in.”
He’s Back! And it’s that time of year again. Up here in the long winters of Maine, it’s hard not to seek warmth and distraction by imbibing a little. Of course, my monkey’s problem is that he’s so teeny. A couple sips and he’s dancing around the room, a couple more and he’s slurring, andContinue reading “Drunk Monkey with a Manhattan, 6 x 6 in.”
Painting Auction #51 I needed a cook stove. And I found an incredible deal, except it was about a two hour drive away from my house on Maine’s Blue Hill Peninsula. But it is such a beautiful place to paint, that I figured I could get a sketch out of the deal, too. And IContinue reading “Little Deer Isle, Maine, 6 x 6 in.”
Painting Auction #50 I rescued these Chinese lantern pods from a yard refuse pile just around the corner from my house. I had knocked several times on the owners door seeking permission to pick some from their garden, but never caught them at home. But once a few were in the refuse pile, I justContinue reading “Chinese Lanterns and Silver, 5 x 7 in.”
Painting Auction #49 This beautiful little cup was given to me by my Mother, many years ago. It’s had a starring role in several still life paintings I have painted over the years. The berries were scrounged (surreptitiously) from one of my neighbors bushes!
Painting Auction #48 This is the Rockland Harbor Breakwater, which is a 4,300-foot (1,300 m) breakwater which protects Rockland Harbor, and was completed in 1902. Just at the end you can see the old lighthouse. I was sitting down near the beginning, enjoying the piles of old granite. It’s a lovely walk out there to theContinue reading “Rockland Maine Breakwater Light, 6 x 6 in.”
Painting Auction #47 Here is a small painting I did near home, at the town dock just a mile from my house. This boat, called “Sweet Chariot” is based on the island of Vinalhaven, about 12 miles offshore from my house. The Captain said it was originally from the west coast, and had been builtContinue reading “Sweet Chariot, 5 x 7 in., oil”