Wednesday, July 28, 2010

"Shallow Creek Morning" revised

Oil on panel, 9"x12"
Another older painting I added a little punch to. Hopefully it's an improvement.

"Beginning to Break" revised

Oil on panel, 8"x10"
This is an older painting I added some punch to.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

"Water Lilies_2"

Oil on panel, 8"x10"
This is another painting of water lilies from the Gage Gardens in Marathon, Texas.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Water Lilies_1

Oil on panel, 8"x10"

These Water Lilies were growing in the Gage Gardens in Marathon, Texas. If you ever pass through Marathon, be sure to visit the gardens, they are an oasis in the high desert.

"Flying the Colors"

Oil on panel, 8"x10"
This business in Old Town Spring was flying the colors right outside the entrance. I thought it was the perfect touch to the morning light on the old builing.

"Backyard Palms"

Oil on panel, 10"x8"

These palms are in mine and my neighbors back yards. They looked beautiful in the late afternoon light.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

"Flower Pot at the Gage"

Oil on panel, 7"x5"

A flower pot in a corner outside the Gage Hotel in Marathon, Texas.


Oil on panel, 5"x7"
Oak trees from north of Fredericksburg

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

"In the Chisos"

Oil on panel, 8"x10"

This is a scene of Casa Grande from the Basin Trail in Big Bend National Park.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

"Junkyard Chevy"

Oil on panel, 16"x20"

This old Chevy sits in a junkyard of classic cars in Marathon, Texas.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

"Shaman of the Lower Pecos"

Oil on panel, 30"x20"

This painting is of a sculpture of a Shaman in Seminole Canyon state park, between Langtry and Comstock, Texas.

"Grand Canyon"

Oil on stretched canvas, 28"x22"

This is an older piece I reworked the sky and foreground rock formations.

"Cactus behind Craig's Place"

Oil on panel, 10"x8"
This cactus is growing against an old building of stone and mud. Painted en plein air in Marathon, Texas Sunday, July 4th.

"Glass Mountains"

Oil on panel, 10"x8"

Painted en plein air in Marathon, Texas behind my brother Joe's house Sunday, July 4th.

Thursday, July 1, 2010


Oil on panel, 8"x10"

This is a rework of a previous painting. I lost a bit of the spontaneity but think I improved it overall.