On a foggy and quiet day, the snow is melting on a hill above Ridley Creek at Taylor Arboretum in southeastern Pennsylvania.
A quiet snowy day in the arboretum.
Long winter shadows in the woods.
Two cherry blossom trees in Taylor Arboretum, waiting for spring.
Beatty Run is a small creek in a park that was once an estate here in southeastern Pennsylvania. This old stone bridge once provided access to the estate.
You can see the bright trunk of this sycamore from a distance as you approach a bend in the creek in Ridley Creek State Park, here in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Trees along Ridley Creek in Pennsylvania. Painted in casein on Canson Museum Board.
This is listed above as gouache, actually it’s painted in casein and gouache on 100% rag watercolor paper.
A beautiful dawn redwood tree in the Taylor Arboretum in southeastern Pennsylvania
Fall colors reflected in Beatty Run, a small creek in Houston Park in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Image area is 5x7”; paper is 7x10”.
Ridley Creek takes a bend here in Taylor Arboretum in southeastern Pennsylvania.
A little still life of a season, the end of October.
Newlin Grist Mill is a historic site in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Here the water was diverted from Chester Creek into a mill race, and this spill way, which once regulated the level of the water going to the mill, now diverts all of it back to the creek through a series of ponds.
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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.
Beatty Run is a small but beautiful creek in Houston Park, on the site of a former estate in southeastern PA. The leaves are just starting to turn here.
Little Darby Creek as is feeds into the pond at The Willows, a former estate that is now part of Skunk Hollow Park here in southeastern Pennsylvania.
In Ridley Creek State Park in southeastern Pennsylvania. The creek forms a pond here above a small dam.
A view of the Columbia railroad bridge over the Schuylkill River from West River Drive in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. There is a great bend in the river here that affords terrific views.
(Please note that the first 2 images in the eBay auction is inaccurate, the third one is the same as this one and is correct. They won’t let you remove an image once a bid has been placed.)
Midday shadows in one of Philadelphia’s beautiful little “pocket parks”.
One of New Hope, PA’s little “pocket parks"on the banks of the Delaware River.
Looking across he creek at the bank and Taylor Arboretum beyond.
At the shore in South Jersey, on the wide wide beach at Wildwood Crest, after after a late summer rain. Working in gouache this time, instead of oil.
A simple summer still life
Where Little Crum Creek meets Ridley Park Lake in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Small teapot and an apple in the shadow box.
You can just see the creek behind the trees as Ridley Creek enters Chester Park here in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Washington Square is near Independence Hall, but quieter and less busy than the better known Rittenhouse Square.
A hall on the grounds of Gloria Dei (“Old Swedes”) Church in Philadelphia, the oldest church in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest in the country. As a friend and I painted we were about 30 feet from the grave marker of noted 18th century artist James Peale.
A bit of 19th century fancy architecture on the small lake in this park in South Philadelphia
There’s something about onions and shallots that just invites still life painting.
A simple neighborhood scene in the Springtime.
In Ridley Creek State Park in Southeastern Pennsylvania. As a friend and I painted, a string quartet was playing Bach for a wedding reception nearby. We wrapped up just as it started to rain.
A beautiful spring day in Philadelphia’s beautiful Rittenhouse Square
This is one end of a sculpture garden on the East bank of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.
This historic railroad bridge crosses the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, a bit upstream from where Thomas Eakins painted his scullers.
This gazebo sits above the Fairmount Waterworks, overlooking the Schuylkill River behind the Philadelphia Art Museum.