Friday, September 25, 2015

Wilson Feed Mill

Off Canal Road in Valley View, Oh. you'll find the old Wilson Feed Mill, a family owned business for over 100 years. Here you'll be able to find supplies for landscapers, gardeners, pet food ...etc.
It was once a water powered turbine run mill...not sure whether that's still in operation. I painted this scene a couple of times in oil paint, this rendition is done in watercolor.
Wilson Feed Mill Watercolor 6x 6.25''

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Cool Breeze, Cape Ann

Cool Breeze, Cape Ann
I first painted this residence years ago while attending an RAA outdoor painting workshop with Sharon Carson. Not sure where the original painting is. I found a reference photo and decided to paint Cool Breeze again.
9x12" oil paint   $400.

Fred's Front Gate

Fred's Front Gate
6x8" Oil paint   $275.
I just finished this small oil of Fred's front entrance to his beautiful home that sits near the marshes in York, ME. This was previously done as a watercolor for an online challenge. It's small and it's available and would look nice hanging in that empty spot in your hallway.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Webhannet River, Wells Beach, ME

Webhannet River, Wells Beach, ME
12 x 16'' Oil paint
It was a warm, hazy humid day up the coast in Maine ... I had to recharge the outdoor batteries again and paint it quickly.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Sunday Morning Portland Maine

I reworked this painting and it's now on the auction block!
The lonely, vacant backstreets of Portland, ME on a Sunday morning.
Oil Paint
$ 150.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Giant Fishmen in Biddeford Pool Maine

Giant fishmen are attacking Biddeford Pool, Maine!
Giant fishmen can range in height from 70 -100 feet. They are aquatic and can breathe air as well. They are accustomed to living in the colder waters of the Atlantic Ocean, primarily in the Gulf of Maine. Many have been seen as far north as Nova Scotia and a few were spotted off Cape Breton Island.
The Drew Bailey challenge. *
*My son continues to inspire me. 
9x12" oil paint

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

EDJ June 20 Topic: Nursery rhyme
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
5x3'' watercolor
This challenge took me back to art school and similar projects we worked on back then. Yeah... those are bears, not mice. lol

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Beatles Help!

Every Day in June Challenge : June 16 topic: Help!
Beatles Help!!
4.5 x 1.75'' Watercolor

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Fred's Front Gate, Kittery Maine

This was done for an online challenge called Every Day In June.
4 x 5" Watercolor
$ 100.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Water Street Exeter, NH

Water Street Exeter, NH
8x6" Oil paint on panel
This view of Old Rockingham County Courthouse from Water St. in Exeter is actually how it looked back before they built a building between it and the bank in the right foreground. Now, it's a dark canyon at 4pm!

Monday, February 2, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Saco River Bridge

Saco River Bridge
8"x10" Oil Paint
The view from Saco, Maine across the river, into Biddeford.

Friday, January 2, 2015

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Midnight Moonlight Salem's Lot

This is a scene of the fictitious town of Salem's Lot, Maine. In the distance, near the bend of the road , is the home of Danny and Ralphie Glick.
12x12" Oil Paint on Canvas

Jewette's Country Store, E. Kingston, NH

Jewette's Country Store
14x18" Oil Paint on canvas

Friday, August 8, 2014

Rural Vermont Farm

Rural Vermont Farm
16x20" Oil Paint on canvas
$600.00 +shipping

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Maine Street Kennebunkport, Maine

Maine Street Kennebunkport
20x20'' oil paint / canvas
I had an old photo of the church bell tower when it was still attached!
This is a re-do of an old painting found somewhere deep down in this blog.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

String Bridge, Exeter NH

String Bridge in downtown Exeter, NH.
9x12" Oil Paint
$325.00 US

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Cider Hill York Maine

Riding along Cider Hill Rd in York, Maine offers many fine rural views. I love the hills that slope down to the marshes.
6x8" Oil Paint on Canvas panel

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

Moonlight On Kingston Plain

8x10" Oil Paint on MDO
Another moonlight painting. This view is
of the church on Kingston Plain  from Bartlet Rd. I did another painting of this motif in watercolor, somewhere deep down in this blog.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Moonlight On Gates, Portsmouth, NH

Moonlight On Gates, Portsmouth, NH
12x12" Oil Paint on canvas

A re-do of a smaller version of this subject titled October Night located somewhere deep down in this blog!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Summer Day Newfields, NH

Summer Day Newfields, NH
10.25x11.26 Oil Paint on MDO

Monday, June 23, 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Rickety Fences Portsmouth NH

A group of old colonial homes line Maplewood Ave in Portsmouth, NH...along with some old rickety fences.
I painted a watercolor of this scene last May ( see blog ) with intentions of painting it in oil paint.
Oil Paint on canvas

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Low Tide Along the Squamscott, Exeter NH

12x5" Oil Paint on Canvas Board
It was fun painting this view of Exeter, NH. I didn't want to spend too much time working on it...I was only after a quick impression of that area during the morning light.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014

Downtown Rock Creek

Downtown Rock Creek
A quick pastel on some kind of pastel paper.
I was interested using simple shapes and suggestion and keeping it loose.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

View of Podkoren, Slovenia

6x8'' Oil Paint on canvas board
This month The Virtual Paintout Challenge took us to the beautiful country of Slovenia.I chose to do this mountain scene.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Kittery Side Street, Kittery Maine

Since the snow is one of the highest values in this painting, I chose to keep the colors of the building a bit muted. I was told by Charles Movalli (a painting instructor): "Overstate, understate...never tell the truth."
So I decided to 'understate'.

Friday, January 31, 2014

View From N. Seabreeze Ave. Stonington, Maine

11x14" Oil Paint on Canvas
I have painted a few scenes from on top of this dead end street. It offers wonderful views of this small seacoast town.This is a smaller version that I just completed of a scene that I painted before with some minor revisions.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Seaside Village Maine

12x16 Inches
Oil Paint on Canvas
A dog's eye view of a road and village that leads down to the sea.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Biddeford Maine Street Scene

Oil Paint on Canvas
This is a completed oil painting that I did recently. I painted a smaller version of this scene this past May in watercolor with the intention of painting it in oil. This is the finished version!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Quartiere Venezia,Italia (Venice Neighborhood, Italy)

Quartiere Venezia,Italia
(Venice Neighborhood, Italy)
Acrylic Paint on canvas
9 x 12"
It's been a while since I entered the Virtual Paintout Challenge
This month we travel to Venice, Italy.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Lone Gull Newburyport, MA

This is the second of two paintings that I am entering @ Newburyport Art Association's "8 Cubed" show next week. I painted the same motif a while ago using watercolor, with the intention of someday painting it in oil paint. 

8x8" Oil Paint

Monday, July 29, 2013

D/L Variety Store Stonington, Maine

This is one of the finished oil paintings that I am submitting to the Newburyport Art Association "8 Cubed Show" in August.
8x8" Oil Paint

Sunday, June 9, 2013

D&L Variety Store

D&L Variety Store in Stonington, Maine. I love the old quirky houses in the Stonington area along with it's scenic beauty.

6x6" Watercolor

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Biddeford Maine (Top) Jesus Returns To Heaven On A Harley After Visiting Earth (Bottom)

Biddeford is full of that old town feel. Nice old houses line the hilly streets and the church steeples pop up into the sky all around. As an artist you can find many horizontal as well as vertical elements that can be used in a well as the dynamic diagonal roof lines!
Jesus returns to heaven on a harley was a pretty random idea, actually I don't know how I got the idea to paint this...or why. After thinking about it I came to realize that if you believe in Jesus and the wonderful things that he did ... well.... why wouldn't he want to ascend back into heaven riding a harley...he can do anything he wants!
Biddeford Maine
4x6" Watercolor

Jesus Returns To Heaven On A Harley After Visiting Earth
6x6" Watercolor

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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Rickety Fences Portsmouth, NH

A group of old colonial homes line Maplewood Ave. in Portsmouth...along with some old rickety fences.
6x4" Watercolor

Sunday, May 5, 2013

View of Rollinsford, NH

Every time I pass through Rollinsford I take a photo of this area... so I decided to use this view for a small painting. The different shapes of the buildings draw my well as my teachers old quote  " One part of the painting does the talking, while the other parts do the listening!"

6x6'' Watercolor

Monday, April 8, 2013

Meeting House Hill From Peirce Island

This is a popular view that I love doing. I copied, well.... actually traced this from an old vine charcoal sketch that I did of this scene of Portsmouth, NH.You can find it somewhere deep down in this blog.
What catches my eye about this scene is the triangle composition of the roof lines, pointing up to the bell tower.This is pretty close to what this scene actually looks like.

6.25 x 7"

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

South Bristol, Maine

This small watercolor was done from a photograph of when I visited Maine a year or two ago. This small fishing town will occasionally have traffic come to a standstill because of a swing bridge located near the telephone pole on the right. The waterway known as "the gut" divides the island (distant house w/ red roof) from the mainland (foreground).I have painted many different views of this town....and many other artists have captured the artistic charm this little town seems to offer.
I was concerned with shapes and color spots against color spots while creating this scene..

Watercolor    6x6"  $ 125.   SOLD

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Springvale Maine Neighborhood

While waiting for a client today, I had 2 hours to I pulled out my watercolors and painted this little scene of a Springvale, Maine neighborhood. Actually, my cousin once lived in the blue-green house on the right. I haven't worked with watercolors  for a long while, I would like to get back into that groove.

5 x 7"  Watercolor

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Valparaiso Region, Chile

Top- 6 x 8" Oil Paint on canvas board
Bottom- 8 x 10" Oil Paint on canvas

February Virtual Paintout took us to the Valparaiso Region of Chile...and what  a beautiful region it is.... houses and buildings sit high upon the hills that slope down to the sea.