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 …

Whoosh!

With the theme of flying leaves still on my mind since my last painting, while also remembering a few previous paintings in which I depicted the silhouettes of flocks of birds, I …

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 …

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 …