This is merely a hill with trees on it, but there's more there than meets the eye. My aim was to create a feeling of hopefulness for another spring and all it promises in the months to come.
My father used to say, “You’ve got to get there early enough to get it; you’ve got to be there before the crow flies,” but I’d never seen it [...]
The sun was really hitting an intense reflection. I wanted to see if that could be captured in oil paint. Vistas are especially challenging because the values have to [...]
This painting is all about design. The horizontal flow of the river, the round trees in the foreground and the segmented farm land all contributed. This was intriguing to [...]
Vine maples are just the best at showing off their fall colors. I like contrasting and complementary colors in my paintings, and the warm colors of autumn contrasted against cool low light shadow areas inspired me to paint this.