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, …

King’s Canyon Sun

Here is “King’s Canyon Sun.” My photos of redwood trees from my trip to King’s Canyon National Park several years ago inspired the shapes of the trees in this oil …