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

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

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Wild Flowers

working on describing color as it is.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Fall at Ft. Moultrie

The most interesting view for me is the build up of trees and plants leading to the ocean.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Lemons with Blue Bowl

This round plate was a gift from Nana and it seems to unite many of my still life paintings.

Friday, October 05, 2007

Beau Coming Home

This is a combination of two photos .. nfs just found out the painting The Movement of Music was accepted into a show The Connection. yah !

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Block In

worked from a photo of Amelia doing her homework in the kitchen, this is the block in and I will keep you posted of the progress of Homework in the Kitchen.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Still Life With Pomogrants

Thank you Leslie for setting up the still life . The Wednesday painting group agreed that painting inside while it rained was a nice contrast to the elements of outdoor painting.

Monday, October 01, 2007

Urban Banana Trees

Planted between two town houses are these wonderful banana trees.