Sunday, November 28, 2010


7" x  8"
oil on panel

I worked on two paintings, but can only show one because the other is a surprise. 

Despite the cold weather, Bald Head Island was really great. A nice way to end the holiday. Got some possible commissions and a lot of interest.

Hope everyone had a great holiday!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

New Calendar and Painting Demo

Inspired by a request this morning, I have put together the 2011 calendar!

You can find it here:

This weekend I will be doing a painting demo and taking reservations for pet commissions in Bald Head Island at the Woods Gallery. If your in the area, drop by!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Mighty Joe

10" x 8"
oil on wood panel

Sunday, November 14, 2010


8" x 10"
oil on wood

The first of quite few commissions!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Mighty Joe

10" x 8"

This painting is in progress, but I was so excited about this stage of it, I wanted to post.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Tribute to Andy Irons

 10" x 8"
oil on wood

I didn't know who Andy Irons was up until a few days ago. I had heard a surfer had died of a strange disease and I thought it was sad, but didn't really think about it again. Then I kept hearing about him and it turns out he was a really good surfer, a three time world champion surfer, big waves surfer and he died of dengue fever which is a virus carried by mosquitoes. 

Dengue fever causes extreme pain all over and they are not sure if he died from the pain killers he was taking or the fever. I'm guessing it was the pain killers. 

Anyway, the reason for all of this is... I started thinking it's really amazing to me that someone who battled waves the size of five story buildings was taken down by something so small, a mosquito. 

Even though this is a grim analogy, I think it really does apply... when you think you're too small and can't make a difference, think again.

Here's more about Andy:

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Fall Apples

15" x 12"
oil on canvas

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Keeping up Appearances

8" x 6"
oil on hardboard

Saw this classic scene in downtown Wilmington Monday - really loved the whole feel of it.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

All Dressed Up

8" x 8"
oil on panel
$65.00 ($8 Shipping)

Tuesday, November 2, 2010


9" x 12"
oil on canvas panel
$85.00 ($8.00 Shipping)

Monday, November 1, 2010

All That Jazz

16" x 24"
oil on fabric panel

Painted for the Wilmington Fur Ball