Category Archives: Water

March Thaw

My latest watercolor painting came together very quickly. Entitled March Thaw, it’s based on another photograph taken at Vischer Ferry. I was standing on a bridge, overlooking the Erie Canal, as I took the photo. I was drawn to the crack … Continue reading

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Late Winter

I was hoping to paint some snow scenes this past winter, but our mild weather here in upstate New York did not cooperate for me. My latest painting, entitled Late Winter, is based on some trees I photographed this winter … Continue reading

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Lefferts Pond

Here is my second painting for this week. (Due to the slow-drying nature of watercolors and multiple layers of transparent paint, I always work on two paintings simultaneously.) This image is Lefferts Pond, in Chittenden, VT. The painting portrays just a … Continue reading

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Wanakena

I just completed a new painting entitled Wanakena. It’s based on a photograph I took while kayaking from Wanakena into Cranberry Lake last summer. It was a cool, hazy day, but there was enough light to get some great reflections … Continue reading

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Hunting

This is my latest painting, entitled Hunting. This Great Blue Heron was so intent on stalking whatever it was he saw in the lake, that he allowed me to come up quite close and photograph him several times. I once again … Continue reading

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Dusk and Dawn

The following images are two new watercolor paintings that I have just completed. Both landscape paintings are 8″ x 16″. Dusk is based on a photograph I took one evening on Indian Lake, in the Adirondacks. Dawn is based on … Continue reading

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Loon

This small painting (8″ x 10″) is my first watercolor attempt of a Loon. Although Loons have been widely painted by many artists, I wanted to give it a try too. I met this Loon at the Chittenden Reservoir, in Vermont. Such … Continue reading

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Lake Lily

For my next watercolor painting, I returned to one of my old favorite subjects – the water lily. This painting is called Lake Lily. I photographed this water lily at the inlet of Ballston Lake. The lily was unusually raised up in … Continue reading

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Quiet Cove

My latest watercolor painting is called Quiet Cove. It’s based on another photograph I took at the Chittenden Reservoir in Vermont. I painted the foliage using a negative shape painting technique, which was very challenging for me. Although it was … Continue reading

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Merganser

This small (8″x10″) watercolor painting is entitled Merganser. The painting is based on a photograph I took while kayaking at the Chittenden Reservoir this past summer. A female Red-Breasted Merganser kept me company, while I was exploring one of the inlets, … Continue reading

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