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Mullin Pond

These two commissioned paintings depict the same scene, shown both in winter and summer. I painted them over several months apart from each other. It was quite challenging to first photograph, then paint the scenes, making sure each one matched the … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope

My latest watercolor painting is entitled Kaleidoscope. The reflection in the water dominates the scene and displays a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors. I carefully preserved the floating leaves in the water with resist, then painted the water in an abstract … Continue reading

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Lapland Lake

The following image is a watercolor painting of my son, admiring the frozen lake view while skiing at Lapland Lake, in the Adirondack Mountains. It was a beautiful, sunny winter day. The sun is blocked by the large tree in the foreground of … Continue reading

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Autumn Gold

My latest watercolor painting is entitled Autumn Gold. It is inspired by a beautiful tree I photographed last autumn, on a cliff’s edge, at Peebles Island. Despite the overcast day, the leaves on this tree were very vibrant. The painting is 16 … Continue reading

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New paintings

This first painting is entitled Roots. I photographed this tree with its amazing root system over the summer while vacationing in Vermont.. This second painting took me most of the summer into autumn, to complete. Much larger than Roots, which … Continue reading

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10 x 10 Art Show

Beginning July 9th, The Arts Center Gallery in Saratoga Springs will be hosting a 10 x 10 Art Show showcasing over 100 local artists for the summer months of July and August. I created the following small watercolor paintings for … Continue reading

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Last Winter Painting

This is the last of my winter-themed paintings for the year… Entitled Geyser Island Spouter in Winter, this watercolor painting is one of my larger paintings at 16″ x 20″. Based on a photograph I took this past winter at … Continue reading

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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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