Freedom

This large scale painting is called “Freedom.” On a recent trip, while soaking in natural hot springs in the woods, I got lost in watching the sky. The huge dome …

Treetop Wonder

This 12″ x 36″ panorama-format original oil painting is called “Treetop Wonder.” It captures the experience of gazing meditatively up into the trees and sky. Warm sunlight fills the whole …

Sea Sky

This painting, Sea Sky, is another merging of my Tree of Life imagery with an image from my trip to Belize. Here is the sky that inspired this painting: I …

Release

This oil painting is called “Release.” The starting inspiration for this painting was this photo from my trip to Belize back in February: My friend snapped this lucky photo of me just after …

Blackbirds and Blossoms

This is a perfect painting to share with you today–where I am, it is blazing hot and sunny, our first glimpse of what I predict to be a hot summer. You can …

A Thrilling Lookout

This painting is called “A Thrilling Lookout.” The tree is so huge, and the birds are so huge in contrast to the size of the human, that to me this …

Giant Moon

Giant Moon! This painting of an impossibly large full moon rising in the background of the Tree of Life has set me off on a tangent to explore this theme more. …

Gilded Breeze

“Gilded Breeze.” The gold-toned tree is luminescent and ornate. For me, the suggestion of gold is supported by the deep red rocks and surprising splashes of blue held by the weaving …

Roots of the Mother Tree

This is one of my favorite new paintings: Roots of the Mother Tree. I call it the “mother tree” because it’s the same tree from my painting, “Mother,” whose image I’ve …

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. …