Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Plein air painting

I was able to enjoy some watercolor plein air painting among the luscious lupines in full bloom in Northwestern Colorado last weekend. What a treat!

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Pastel Society of the Northern Rockies 2008 National Juried Show

"A Walk To Remember" is a pastel painting of mine that was accepted into the "Pastel Extravaganza." This national, juried show of the Pastel Society of the Northern Rockies will be held in 4 different galleries within Loveland, Colorado.
The opening is Friday, June 13, 6-9pm at the following galleries in Loveland:

Independence Gallery
Art of the Rockies Gallery
both located at 440 N Lincoln Ave
Sage Moon Originals
116 W 4th St
Gallery of the Masters
343 E 7th St
*all are easily within walking distance and the opening is the same night as 2nd Friday Artwalk.

I recently joined the Pastel Society of the Northern Rockies. My webpage on their website is

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Timothy's proposal

I recently finished this 12 x 16" pastel. The scene is from Central Park in New York City. My nephew proposed to his bride there and commissioned me to paint a wedding present for him to give to her.
Since I didn't have a photo of the exact moment, I used several different reference photos to compose the scene he had in mind.