Stonington Motif#1, 11x10",oil

Breathtaking Views for Painting in Stonington, Maine

This past summer (2017)  I got a chance to spend a few days in beautiful Stonington, Maine. Stonington, located on Deer Isle, just off the Blue Hill Peninsula, is  one of the most picturesque spots for painting in the state.  There…

Nocturne Paintings From the Summer of 2016

The last few years I've started painting many nocturne paintings from life. Which of course means staying up late! Sometimes till 1 or 2 in the morning. These are all paintings from 2016. It's actually a nice time to paint. Usually…
Raking, Port Clyde, 9 x 12 in.

Some Recent Maine Paintings, August 2016

This work was painted near Sprucehead ,Maine,not far from my house. I was painting a quiet end of day scene in the painting above when suddenly the setting sun sent these raking lights across my composition! Of course,…

Some Recent Maine Paintings, July 2016

Here are some more summer paintings. Several of these were done at the Castine Plein Air Event. Of course, I sell my work. If your interested in purchasing paintings, and supporting my endeavors,  take a look at my online…

Some Recent Maine Paintings, Early Summer 2016

Here are  four works I painted early this summer around the Midcoast of Maine. Of course, I sell my work. If your interested in purchasing paintings, and supporting my endeavors,  take a look at my online shop here. …
Plein air painting setup on the Arno River in Florence.

Nine Weeks of Outdoor Painting in Italy: The Wrap Up

I'm back . For almost three months now. I returned May 9th. I had a terrific time. It was a long trip and it had its up and downs, but it met its goal, which was to get away from my regular life and refocus my attention on painting. And…
Mugnone River Near Le Cure, Florence,Italy, 9 x 12 in. oil
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Florence, Italy Paintings , Spring 2016, Pt. 2

Here's a second set of paintings from Florence, Italy. All painted  on site, 9 x 12 in. and in oils. Florence  and environs is a terrific place to paint. But I have to say, my personal logistics are eating up a lot of time that I would…
The Hills above Florence, 9 x 12 in.,oil
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Florence, Italy Paintings, Spring 2016

I've now been in Florence for about two weeks. It was quite a bit of trouble to find inexpensive housing for the month, But eventually I found something, albeit a little on the outskirts. But I borrowed a bike from a friend, and that's…
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Rome, Italy Paintings - Spring 2016, pt.2

Here is a second group of paintings done in Rome in the spring of 2016. These paintings are all 9 x 12", oil on linen. I'm in Florence now and soon you should start seeing some paintings from here. There are some logistical problems getting…
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Rome, Italy Paintings - Spring 2016

Some recent work from Rome, Italy. All oils, all 9 x 12 in. These are smartphone photos, sorry for the washed out quality. I'm in Italy for a two month painting trip.

More Summer Paintings - 2015

  Here is another group of my more successful of plein air paintings done this summer. This small painting above is coming up for auction through my painted Journal"painted postcards" blog, where I auction …