soft pastels on pastel paper, 20h x 24wI could watch reflections on water all day. Temporal, like our lives. It's a challenge to capture an image of something that's ever changing, with moods as fickle as our own.
Sunset on the Gulf
acrylics on canvas, 16h x 20w I spent many days watching sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. The intensity of color builds with clouds drifting towards the horizon.
Reflections On The Harbor I
soft pastels on sandpaper, 8h x 11wThe memories of my travels work their way into my works. We came across some lovely sunsets in Grenada. My trip culminated in several harbor paintings.
Reflections - Upper Nile
soft pastels on pastel paper, 8h x 10wNot long ago I traveled to Egypt. The sand dunes reflecting on the water seemed to glow. My mind drifed to time when caravans traveled to this destination for a cool drink.
Reflections On The Harbor II - sold
soft pastels on pastel paper, 12h x 15wThis is another painting in my series of sunsets on the harbor in Grenada. I was fascinated by the different reflections as the sun was setting and the light kept changing.
Through the Mangroves - sold
oil on canvas, 20h x 24wCommisson for my friend and neighbor, based on a lovely view of Sarasota Bay at sunrise through the mangroves (her reference photo).
Reflections On the Harbor III
soft pastels on pastel paper, 16h x 20wThis is the final painting in my series of sunsets on the harbor. In this painting as dusk was setting in, the colors took on a deeper blue and yellow hue. This painting is dedicated to the current struggle of the Ukranian people.
Mom at the Beach - not for sale
soft pastels on pastel paper, 15h x 19wThe beach brings back memories. I pictured my mother at the beach, where she was always happy watching the waves from her favorite loungechair.
Girl at the Beach - not for sale
soft pastels on pastel paper, 16h x 12wThis little girl playing at the water's edge made me think of the innocence of childhood. The setting sun was a reminder of how quickly those days pass by.
The Happy Fisherman - not for sale
soft pastels on pastel paper, 16h x 20wMy son is happiest when he is fishing on his kayak in Washington State, so I had to commemorate this catch for him.
soft pastels on wooden panel, 14h x 11wWhile vacationing in Fiji, we saw the most breathtaking tropical sunset. An escape for the eyes and for the soul. I let the texture of the board show through in this painting to remind me that things most beautiful are not controlled.
Purple Creek - sold
pastel on pastel paper, 11h x 14w
As the sun begins to set, the creek reflects the purple haze of the mountains and the sun's last rays.
soft pastels on wooden panel, 16h x 20wSometimes sea scapes have no water at all. These irresdescent shells captured for me the shifting colors and mysterious nature of the ocean.
Saturn Odyssey - sold
soft pastels on pastel paper, 14h x 16w
Mariners dreamed of traveling to distand lands by boat and now we dream of traveling through space. A friend send me this amazing image taken by her astrophysicist daughter and I felt honored to capture it.