Looky on a Horse

Looky on a Horse

Looky on a Horse Alexandra horseback riding. When Alexandra was little, I called her by the name Looky. As a baby, she would look around with immense curiosity and comprehend. In this painting, she is wearing a crown of flowers around her head. It’s as those the...
Two Brothers

Two Brothers

Two Brothers Two brothers in yellow. The youngest boy could not walk yet. The children have the softness and roundness of their forms. Studying and painting the dimensions of a boy’s shape is an excellent way to learn how and what to paint. Perspectives are...
Marilyn Monroe with a Pekingese Dog

Marilyn Monroe with a Pekingese Dog

Marilyn Monroe with a Pekingese Dog Marilyn Monroe and a Pekinese dog. Pekinese dogs were the dogs of royal children. They are considered very special dogs. Marilyn desperately needed and wanted to have a child. She is holding the dog like she would hold a baby. The...
Mara Snorkeling In Maui

Mara Snorkeling In Maui

Mara Snorkeling In Maui Mara snorkeling in Maui. The underwater photographer in my group gave me a sea urchin and snapped my photo.  A self-portrait helps me understand who I am, my place in the world, and where I want to go. Oil on linen H 36″ X W 48″ X D...
Burt Silverman’s Hand

Burt Silverman’s Hand

Burt Silverman’s Hand Burt Silverman’s hand.  This is a painting of the hand of the famous portrait artist, Burton Silverman, who was my mentor.  Hands are the way an artist speaks. The hand is the means of showing the artist’s skill and telling his stories.  I chose...