For many of us, a simple piece of beach art is magical. Beautiful skies, rolling waves, and sugary beach sand! On its own, this is beautiful combination. When you toss in a surfer looking.....Read More
Long time followers may remember this cool promotion from last year. If you did take part last time, though, you'll want to send this to a friend instead. This offer is only available to first time customers of Naked Wines. If that's you then good news, you can get.....Read More
Around a year ago give or take, one of the various print on demand companies I use started offering throw pillows. It wasn't really a product I ever thought of offering but I decided to give it a go. Since then, one by one, each POD seems to be adding them to their offerings and I've had some repeat buyers. So, when my main site started offering them, curiosity finally got the better of me and I decided to get .....Read More
When I share my work online, I frequently get comments along the lines of 'beautiful painting!' In fact, it's become so frequent I've gotten to the point where I simply say thanks. That facile acknowledgement is because my process of creating art lies in some netherworld between photography and painting and trying to explain that to the casual observer is no easy task. In fact, I've thought of writing something on the subject for quite some time and.....Read More
Some of you may have recently noticed that I've found inspiration in restoring vintage imagery. If you haven't seen them, you can see check out some of my restored vintage artwork here. But this post is less about restoring vintage artwork and more about finding .....Read More
A couple of weeks ago, I had an email from a past customer in England as she was looking for Christmas cards that featured her favorite subject, those beautiful red Phone Boxes. And if you've ever thumbed through my British themed art before, you know it's a fondness I share with her!
This Christmas season seems to be of the "request" category and it's been fun! The latest request was for a local scene! And landmarks of my small town are a favorite subject so I hardly needed the encouragement. In fact, our local New Deal era Post Office had been on my list for quite awhile.
This upcoming Father's Day will find life changed here. Unless you follow my personal blog, you may not know why I've been much quieter lately. Granted, I go for stretches without new updates but this one has been out of the ordinary.
On March 17th this year, my Dad suffered a disabling stroke. He's in rehab and...Read More
I don't think there's any doubt that the things that happen to us during childhood have lasting impact. From traumas to tender moments, they shape our lives and interests. On that point, there's no question that my Volkswagen Beetle artwork here is evidence of Read More