Shady Hill

December 04 2015
Shady Hill
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 

Shade and dappled sun through fall leaves on a hillside in Pennsylvania.

Rocks in the Creek

November 16 2015
Rocks in the Creek
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

These rocks in a park near my house have always look like they tumbled into the creek at some point long ago — long long ago.

Overhanging Roots

November 10 2015
Overhanging Roots
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

This tree hangs over a small run, seemingly unaffected by the passage of water under its roots.

Stone Bridge

November 02 2015
Stone Bridge
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

This old stone bridge over a small creek once provided access to an estate; it’s now part of a park not far from where I live in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Still Rooted

October 21 2015
Still Rooted
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

This wonderful old tree has been precariously leaning over the bank of the creek for years. I hope it hangs in there for many years to come.

Brandywine River at Josephine Gardens

October 13 2015
Brandywine River at Josephine Gardens
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

The Brandywine River passes through Wilmington, Delaware in a beautiful park called Josephine Gardens. The river widens here, and is strewn with rocks; old trees line the banks.

Fence & Hosta

September 30 2015
Fence & Hosta
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

I didn’t have to go far for this one; I just set up my pochade box in the front yard and painted the neighbor’s fence and hosta in morning light. Summer winding down. Gouache on Stillman & Birn Zeta Series paper.

Under the Bridge

September 16 2015
Under the Bridge
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Sold
 

This small creek meanders through several small parks. In this one it passes under a bridge. Gouache on Arches 140 lb watercolor paper.

Dappled Creek

August 05 2015
Dappled Creek
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Sold
 

This beautiful small creek passes through several parks here in southeastern Pennsylvania. Gouache on Arches 140 lb watercolor paper.

Columbia Bridge from west Fairmount Park

July 26 2015
Columbia Bridge from west Fairmount Park
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

The historic Columbia railroad bridge crosses the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park, not far from where Thomas Eakins painted his famous scullers. My vantage point here was from the west side of the river.

Gouache on Arches 140 lb watercolor paper.

Peonies and Grape Vines

June 17 2015
Peonies and Grape Vines
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

I didn’t have to go far for this one; I set up my pochade box at the end of my driveway, where these peonies sit in the shade of grape vines that wind through the fence.

Gouache on Stillman & Birn Zeta series paper.

Azalea Trail

May 29 2015
Azalea Trail
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

What was at one time a mill race is now an azalea-liined trail through an arboretum near where I live in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Gouache on Arches 140 lb watercolor paper.

Spring Reflections

May 14 2015
Spring Reflections
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Flowering trees overhang a small reflecting pool in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.

Gouache on Arches 140 lb watercolor paper.

Early Magnolias

May 06 2015
Early Magnolias
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Sold
 

These beautiful magnolias are a variety that come out earlier then others, and earlier than most other flowering trees in the area. They always put on an early spring show.

Gouache on Arches 140 lb watercolor paper.

Winter Creek

February 07 2015
Winter Creek
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Dawn Redwood, Winter

January 06 2015
Dawn Redwood, Winter
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Sold
 

This beautiful dawn redwood looks striking at any time of year. It’s in an arboretum near where I live in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Dawn Redwood, or Metasequoia, is native to China. It’s been planted here in a relatively sheltered area of the arboretum. This one is perhaps 3 ft in diameter toward the base, and maybe 80 ft high.

Old Roots

December 12 2014
Old Roots
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Still some color in the woods, in a state park in Pennsylvania.

Sugar Maple Showing Off

December 09 2014
Sugar Maple Showing Off
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

This beautiful Sugar Maple — in an arboretum not far from my house — puts on a show every fall.

Creek Bank, Fall

December 03 2014
Creek Bank, Fall
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Rocks and branches in a creek in southeastern PA.

Trees in Shadow

November 19 2014
Trees in Shadow
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Sold
 

Trees at the edge of the woods as fall starts to show it colors.

Garden’s Last Hurrah

October 22 2014
Garden’s Last Hurrah
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Last tomatoes and pepper from the summer garden.

Bend in the Creek

September 15 2014
Bend in the Creek
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Tool Shed at the Mill

August 27 2014
Tool Shed at the Mill
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Tool shed at a historic mill in Pennsylvania.

River Bridges

August 05 2014
River Bridges
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Two 19th century railroad bridges cross the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.

Little Darby Creek

July 23 2014
Little Darby Creek
5x7 (approximate) oil on paper (Arches Oil Paper)
 
Status: Sold
 

Trees along the banks of Little Darby Creek as it winds through the park at The Willows in southeastern Pennsylvania.

This painting is oil on Arches Oil Paper. It can be matted and framed under glass like a watercolor, or a framer can mount it to a panel and frame it like a regular oil painting.

Trees along the bank

April 26 2014
Trees along the bank
5x7 (approximate) gouache on watercolor paper
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

Trees along the creek bank in early spring.

Melting Snow

March 04 2014
Melting Snow
5x7 (approximate) casein on board
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

On a foggy and quiet day, the snow is melting on a hill above Ridley Creek at Taylor Arboretum in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Snow Covered Branches

February 19 2014
Snow Covered Branches
5x7 (approximate) casein on board
 
Status: Available Price: $150.00
 

A quiet snowy day in the arboretum.

Still life with shallots

December 07 2013
Still life with shallots
5x7 (approximate) gouache on paper
 
Status: Available Price: $250.00
 

This is listed above as gouache, actually it’s painted in casein and gouache on 100% rag watercolor paper.

Beck Street, Philadelphia

October 26 2013
Beck Street, Philadelphia
6x8 oil on panel (SourceTek Panel)
 
Status: Available Price: $250.00
 

Beck Street is a small side street in Philadelphia’s Queen Village section. It’s a quiet, dead-end street in a fairly old part of the city’s east side.The brick sidewalks are showing their age.

Shadows in Mario Lanza Park, Philadelphia

October 11 2013
Shadows in Mario Lanza Park, Philadelphia
6x8 oil on panel (SourceTek Panel)
 
Status: Sold
 

Midday shadows in one of Philadelphia’s beautiful little “pocket parks”.

Randolph Street Park, New Hope

September 10 2013
Randolph Street Park, New Hope
6x8 oil on canvas mounted to board (Raymar Panel)
 
Status: Sold
 

One of New Hope, PA’s little “pocket parks"on the banks of the Delaware River.

Onions and Shallots

June 15 2013
Onions and Shallots
6x8 oil on panel (SourceTek Panel)
 
Status: Sold
 

There’s something about onions and shallots that just invites still life painting.