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

Sunday, February 27, 2011


As we were painting in a small garden at The College of Charleston a young girl sat down to rest. sold

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Figure With Color.

While reading Kadinsky's book, Concerning The Spiritual In Art, I was inspired to try painting from a different perspective.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011


When we ask the models how do they hold their poses so beautifully they often describe their experience as meditation .sold

Tuesday, February 22, 2011


We loved the unexpected flavor of the socks!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Gesture of Dance

During our timed poses of one or two minutes the gesture is often easier to capture than allowing more time. This is a two minute pose .

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Lavender Scarf 2

Same day as Lavender Scarf 1 . Not sure why so different perhaps Lavender Scarf 2 was after our coffee break.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Lavender Scarf

Saw an inspiring exhibition at the Haulsey if any one is in Charleston. SC .sold

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Turquoise Horizon

Always a challenge to paint our Lowcountry Spanish Moss. The colors of our moss reflect grey tones there is a unique texture and the airy quality captures movement. Oh and some how while one is painting our unique Spanish Moss it always says " elegant". A Challenge!

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Lavender Horizon

I was inspired by Alice Smiths lovely watercolors of The Lowcountry.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Reflections of Warmth

Determined to warm up the day! Have a great weekend .

Friday, February 04, 2011

Waiting on Spring

To my friends in very cold places think about the hot summer days in August. stay warm.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Figure Painting.

This is from last thurs. figurative painting . The poses were quick and the idea was to capture the gesture.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

The Fishing Spot

On the farthest point on Sullivans Island there is a fishing spot that my boys have loved for years. its a secret.sold