Tag Archives: original oil paintings

Flower paintings and early summer

June has been rainy and cool here in southeastern PA, and the peonies are sadly gone, although I have about 4 new paintings of them. My antique roses are now in full bloom and I’m still picking strawberries on a … Continue reading

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New paintings of Umbria and Strawberry season

My gardens are fruity- the apple trees still have tiny apples that haven’t yet been decimated by worms or copper rust, the strawberry beds are producing faster than I can pick them. And I’ve been eating asparagus every week since … Continue reading

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Dogwoods and Chopin

Another new painting, they seem to be coming as fast and furious as all the seedlings, with the warm weather. Dogwoods, oil on canvas board 10″x8″ 2009. To go with it, the brilliant Evgeny Kissin playing Chopin’s Waltz in E … Continue reading

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A couple of new paintings for spring

The colors outside are intoxicating. My current work seems to be more free and less angular, maybe it’s the softness of spring.   The first painting was created from a sketch of my backyard in early morning. Later while painting … Continue reading

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May

May here in southeastern PA and the Brandywine Valley is an explosion of Pepto-Bismol pinks, lilacs and acid greens. Even with the deluge of rain we’ve had, the trees are blooming and the birds sing their hearts out. I wanted … Continue reading

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Apple Tree in bloom

Everything outside is pink, white and acid green. I planted two apple trees 3 years ago and the Liberty has done well. I hope to get at least a dozen apples this year. In bloom, it’s like a new baby.  … Continue reading

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New painting and Verlaine

My friend Phil, who lives outside Paris with his lovely wife Sally- and is a savant about art, poetry and music – said that my newest work reminded him of a Verlaine poem. Now knowing that Paul Verlaine was one … Continue reading

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Snows of March

The blizzard, which is now nothing but melting snow and cerulean skies. A couple of paintings started and early morning sunrises. I hate to see winter go, but it’s time to plant.  It’s very flattering to see one of my … Continue reading

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Promoting the arts

I’m promoting the new online shop of my work at 1000Markets. They have a beautiful interface, and maybe 1/8th of the traffic that Etsy has. But they’ve already had some great press on Real Simple. You can read it here.

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I’m a curator

I posted my first Treasury on Etsy, which has since expired. These were some of my favorite picks for fine art from the online shop based in Brooklyn. It’s one of the more fun ways to sell online and they … Continue reading

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