Autumn Forest, Green Forest

These four paintings, two round and two square, show a contrast between the orange of an autumn forest and the emerald green of an evergreen forest. This is Autumn Light. …

Golden Memories

This 36″ x 60″ acrylic painting is called “Golden Memories.” I took the reference photo for this painting while walking through the woods in a park near my home. At …

Appalachian Fall

Here is “Appalachian Fall!” It is a 3-panel vertical painting spanning three live edge slabs taken from the trunk of a huge maple tree! The width of the curved silhouette …

Upward Sphere

Here is “Upward Sphere.” The composition is a new rendition of my 2006 painting “Autumn Clouds,” a design featuring the intersection of three tall trees, which becomes even more dynamic …

Fall

Here is “Fall.” This painting is full of the vibrant red, orange and yellow colors of autumn leaves in the forest. Sunlight bursts through the colorful foliage from the bright …

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 …

Misty Night

I had this image in my mind of a blue-violet evening, a young tree losing the last of its autumn leaves, with delicately swirling white mist moving all around it. …

Bluebirds

This painting, Bluebirds, tells an ambiguous story. The viewer can fill in the details, but I will let you know my own thoughts. I painted it first, just allowing myself …

Bristlecone Pine in Red

I’ve been working on some images of trees inspired by bristlecone pines–the oldest trees on earth! They have these thick, gnarly trunks that end in tiny little branches. My current color …