Monday, November 30, 2009


8x10 oil on canvas board. Using black, white, yellow ochre and sap green.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

pen and ink

pen and ink and water wash. Haven't had the time to paint this week. After visiting my friend Laurie's blog, I thought it would be fun just to do a pen dipped in India ink and then brushed with water. If you want to see some beautiful oriental brush painting visit Laurie's blog. She also does beautiful work in acrylic.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Snow Scene


I just want to wish everyone a happy holiday.

4x6 snow scene of my favorite subject to paint. East Setauket bridge. Just wanted to paint snow, so I did this from my memory.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Gray Matters 3

My final study of this still life. Of course this is not a good painting. In my haste I completely neglected important elements, such composition.

On a positive note. It was a necessary failure for future successes.

Gray Matters 2

Continuation of my study, working on the same canvas.

Gray Matters 1

Study of gray, 14x18 oil on canvas.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Carolyn's Violet

8x10 oil on canvas panel. It needs just a little more tweaking. The fun thing about this sketch, it was done partially with a palette knife.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

The Brun's House

It's a gray November day on Long Island. This is a 4x6 sketch of a friends house.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


I haven't painted all week. I had a problem with my Sony software. This painting was done last spring. So this is just a test to see if everything is working. Now it is time to get back to what I love the most, painting. After my family.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Having fun. I wanted to try a different approach, more impressionistic. 8x10 oil.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Connetqout River State Park Preserve

One of the places we painted in plein air this past summer. I did this watercolor sketch from a photo.

Brookwood Hall Lake

Sketch on canvas.

I'm sorry I deleted this from my blog the other day. Thank you to the people that sent positive comments. I will continue to work on this and learn from my mistakes.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

I added people in my pumpkin patch. Always a little hesitant about people in the landscape. Afraid the scale my be off. I have them in the distance so maybe it works. I'll look at it tomorrow. Have a great day everyone.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Harbes's Farm

Here we are in November, I am still working on the pumpkin farm. I will do just a little more work on this and then look forward to snow.

I have been honored by Alex Perez, by being invited into his on online Alex Perez Gallery. He has created a gallery for me in his Emerging Artist Gallery. If you click on the Alex Perez Art Galleries link I have posted you will see talented artist from all over the world. Also artist from the US. Enjoy it is a treat.