Sunday, May 21, 2017

By the Pond - Original Watercolor Painting

In this little painting I was shooting for more color and looseness than is typical for me. What do you think?

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Venice Early Morning - Original Watercolor Painting

Venice is the land of canals and gondoliers - and the land of crowds. On this early morning in Venice, while many of the visitors are still in bed, the gondoliers are preparing their boats for the day's work.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rock Mill Park Barn - Original Watercolor Painting

I've begun painting plein air with the Central Ohio Plein Air (COPA) group. This is my first effort - a beautiful old barn just across the road from the Rock Mill Park in Lancaster, Ohio. Great weather, great location, great group of artists.

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

London Street Corner - Original Watercolor Painting

A typical street scene in a modern section of London.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Balbriggan Lighthouse - Original Watercolor Painting

Balbriggan is a seaport town on the northeast coast of Ireland. The harbor has a strong tide, leaving many of the boats moored there on dry land during low tide. It is home to an abundance of working boats and pleasure boats, and sports a small lighthouse that is almost 250 years old.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Ahidelake Quay - Original Watercolor Painting

In the fall of 2016 I spent 3 weeks in Ireland. This scene is of the quay in Ahidelake, County Cork, Ireland, in the tidal Clonakilty bay. There was no shortage of quaint seaside scenes all around the Irish coast.

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Working Farm - Original Watercolor Painting & Slideshow

October in Ohio - Things have quieted down on this working farm.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Favorite Paintings of 2016 - Slideshow

I completed over 50 watercolor paintings during 2016.  Here is a slideshow of a few of my favorites.


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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Plein Air Artist - Original Watercolor Painting

Plein air, or "outdoor", painting allows an artist to escape the difficulties of painting from photographs that distort perspective, colors, and light. But it provides its own special challenges, including limited time, changing light, moving subjects, bugs, heat, cold, kibitzers, etc.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A Gray Day - Original Watercolor Painting

This is a typical scene in rural central Ohio - a white farmhouse with an addition or two added to the rear, situated in fairly flat terrain. The gray day is also typical of late fall, winter, and early spring weather in Ohio. There is something about the view down that long, straight road that beckons one into the painting.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Conesville Barn - Original Watercolor Painting

A companion to my painting Davis Hollow, showing the farm buildings from a different point of view.

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Jumbo Clouds - Original Watercolor Painting

Sailing under huge puffy clouds.

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Pemaquid - Original Watercolor Painting

This painting is an impression of Pemaquid Point Light, built in the early 1800's on the Maine coast. It's a fascinating place to visit.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Down by the River - Original Watercolor Painting

It's a quiet summer day down by the river.

You can watch a video showing how I created this painting - titled A Quick Landscape Demo - on the Videos page on my website.

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Purdy Alley - Original Watercolor Painting

A man walking with his dog in Purdy Alley, near Schmidt's restaurant in German Village, Columbus, Ohio.

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Tied Up - Original Watercolor Painting


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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Tall Trees - Original Watercolor Painting

The breeze moving through the trees speaks to us all.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Video - Painting a Thames Sailing Barge

Here's a stop-action video showing how I painted most of "Thames Sailing Barge".  Both artists and art collectors should find it interesting.  I first shared this video in my monthly email fine art newsletter.  To subscribe, just click Here, and receive new painting updates, useful artist and art collector tips, and special offers, right in your inbox!  And when you subscribe, you'll receive a 10% instant rebate valid for one month.


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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Center Street, Wolfeboro - Original Watercolor Painting

A view down Center Street in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire - reputed to be the oldest summer resort in America.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Scotney Castle - Original Watercolor Painting

Several years ago we visited Scotney Castle in Kent, England. It sits on a gorgeous property with formal gardens and a lovely lake.

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