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 …

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 …

Glowing Forest & Autumn Hunters

Here are two forest paintings that were both commissioned to be given as Christmas gifts. Now that they have been unveiled to their recipients, I can share them with you! Glowing …

Carried Away

A couple weeks ago, I was running my dog in the park near my home. There is a hill with a row of oak trees at the top, and I was …

Silence is Golden

“Silence is Golden.” This little painting started as a spin-off of my previous work, “Tranquil Moonlight,” at least in the composition of the tree and the giant full moon behind …

Flying High

Here in Oregon, the leaves have all turned brilliant colors and are accumulating in enormous piles in the streets. (This is good news for my garden, as I’ve been collecting …

Two Autumn Paintings

The Autumnal Equinox just passed, in celebration of the impending change of season, I am painting in fall colors! These two 12″ x 16″ paintings are new additions to my Tree …