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"When I start drawing an ordinary thing , I realize how extraordinary it is , sheer miracle." Frederick Frank

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Waiting on Christmas

As my daughter says only 14 days until Christmas.

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Holding a Pear

Looking forward to seeing Darby for the holiday. nfs

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

An Irish Evening

The skies in Ireland were dramatic, yet comforting.

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Prayer at Vivians Church

This is a painting to exhibit at the Footlight Theatre in honor of the play Crowns. It is a play that celebrates the fabulous church hats of our culture in Charleston. The exhibit is the idea of The Hat Ladies of Charleston. good luck and look forward to seeing the play. will be for sale at the exhibit.

Friday, November 30, 2007

The Last Day of November

While painting at Kiawah I could feel Christmas in the air.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Golden Tree

All of this color and on a beach ... hard to believe.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Susie's Daily Path to the Beach

Thanks for pointing out the beauty of the path.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Gesture of Trees

This painting is really about the gesture of the trees and how the shapes of the sky add to the movement .


Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Fall on the Marsh

It was a fall day on Station 26 1/2 .. Couldnt resist the lavendar sky and the warm marsh.


Thursday, November 08, 2007

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Taking Corn Off The Cobb

A daily ritual . Quite peaceful.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

A Still Life at Rose Bank

Susie and I spent a day painting at Rose Bank Farms. We set up this still life in front of the shed. I wanted the set up to look natural and a part of the working farm.

Friday, November 02, 2007

A Golden Marsh

With the sky being overcast the marsh was full of color.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Amelias Basket

This painting was entered into the juried show for the Charleston Guild. I let you know if it gets in the show. nfs

Monday, October 29, 2007

Still Life With Carrots

Does this platter look familar?

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Tuesday, October 23, 2007


Inspired by Manet.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Three Pines at the Creek

To be up high is a nice change in the lowcountry.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Fish for Dinner 2

I worked on an older painting . more fluid.


Tuesday, October 16, 2007


I painted these alittle larger (11x14) . Always a pleasure to paint sunflowers.

Monday, October 15, 2007

A Peek of the Ocean

Had to climb high but was finally able to see the ocean. sold