Blue Glow

Here is “Blue Glow.” Shades of blue and green make up this peaceful forest painting. This cool color palette creates a very calming effect. A stand of tall northwest evergreens …

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 …

Denizen

This 16″ x 16″ acrylic painting is called “Denizen.” den·i·zen/ˈdenəzən/ noun an inhabitant or occupant of a particular place. One of my favorite things about Portland, Oregon is how many …

Glittering Leaves

This 24″ x 48″ acrylic painting, entitled “Glittering Leaves,” shows the forest lit up in sunlight, the colors sparkling like jewels. The leaves of the tree in the foreground drape …

Branches Glowing

This vertical format highly textured oil painting is called “Branches Glowing.” A piercing sun peeks around the edge of the tree trunk, creating a circle of golden light on the …

Wild Rhododendron

This 24″ x 30″ oil painting is called “Wild Rhododendron.” I came upon this peacefully glowing scene recently while exploring in the woods not too far from my home in …

Discovering the Woods

This 12″ x 36″ oil painting is called “Discovering the Woods.” I took reference photos for this painting while walking in the woods near Breitenbush hot springs. It was mid-morning, …