Wild Wood

Here is Wild Wood! This painting was inspired by a photo my friend took on Wildwood Trail, a local Portland hiking spot. This “wild wood” is full of movement, the …

Thor: A Rare Portrait

I don’t always paint portraits, but when I do… I paint my handsome cousin Thor! These days portrait commissions are something I do only occasionally, usually for friends and family. …

Jungle Glow

Here is “Jungle Glow.” This scene evokes images of birdsong and forest sprites playing. The inspiration for this painting was a photo I took on a wooded trail near the …

Jungle Lace

Here is “Jungle Lace.” I took the reference photo for this painting while hiking the beautiful Manoa Falls trail on the island of Oahu this past winter: I was inspired …

Tunnel

Here is “Tunnel.” A sunny path cuts through dense woods. Bright sunshine forms interesting negative shapes between the trunks and branches. Sunlight pours in through the opening at the end …

Arboreal Dendrites

Here is “Arboreal Dendrites,” 12″ x 36″. This painting was inspired by pictures I took of some amazing kiawe trees in the grounds outside the entrance to Hanauma Bay on Oahu, …

Reach Boldly Into Sunny Skies

This painting is called “Reach Boldly Into Sunny Skies.” I have been creating it over the past month along with my painting, “A Soft Enchanting Forest.” This 30″ x 40″ oil …

A Soft Enchanting Forest

This painting is called “A Soft Enchanting Forest.” The viewer is encircled by impossibly tall trees drinking in the light from the sky. Within the cool depths of this old forest, …

Warm Woods

Here is “Warm Woods.” Warm sunlight permeates this painting. You are walking through the woods on a carefree summer day. The forest rises up around you, the trees glowing in …

Dazzling Sky

Here is “Dazzling Sky,” 24″ x 36″. The starting point for this painting was a photo I took of the sun bursting through the trees, obliterating part of the image. …