Friday, June 16, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

At The Parade

Just finished a painting of a gorgeous horse I saw at a parade last year:



At The Parade
Acrylic on linen board,  14" x  18"

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Portrait of a white horse

After some beautiful days at Sedgefield Showgrounds in Greensboro I can see many more horse paintings in my near future.


Rocky
Acrylic on canvas,  10" x  10"

Monday, May 8, 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017

More horses

I always enjoy painting horses


Refreshing
Oil on linen panel,  9" x 12" 

Reference photo, used with permission, by Ernie Griffiths.


Saturday, February 25, 2017

And every now and then in pastel

I love to paint with pastels


Rocky
Pastel,  9" x 12", 2017




Spring
Pastel,  12" x 9", 2017


Friday, February 24, 2017

FALC 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition

I'm honored that my painting "Amber" has been accepted to the FALC 22th Annual Juried Art Exhibition in Cary, NC. The exhibition runs from March 8th through April 15th 2017.






Friday, January 27, 2017

Everybody loves elephants

And so do I. Some experiments with different media and acrylics:


Wisdom

Acrylic on mdf panel,  12" x 12", 2017
Reference photo from Bobistravelling (Flickr) Creative Commons attribution 




A Beautiful Rear Can Also Endear

Mixed media on mdf panel,  6.75" x 6.75", 2017





Thursday, January 19, 2017

Carabineri

Of course, another Andalusian. Beautiful photo reference by Janina Suuronen.



Carabineri

Acrylic and some drawing on canvas panel,  10" x 8", 2017



Saturday, December 3, 2016

Cantarero

Andalusians are so impressiv!


Cantarero

Acrylic and some drawing on linen panel,  10" x 10", 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Some tiny paintings

I had a lot of fun with painting these minis


Sheep Gallery

Acrylic on panel, ( 3) 2.5" x 2.5", 2016
SOLD

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Beautiful North Carolina Mountains


Two years ago we traveled through the NC mountains to Highlands. Many of our photos are showing the beautiful rivers and waterfalls between Franklin and Lake Lure. Browsing through my photos I found several which I took at the Broad River.




Marvelous Moment in Time

Acrylic on linen panel,  8" x 8", 2016



Sunday, October 16, 2016

Some small paintings

I just love to paint small paintings



Andalusian II

Acrylic on linen panel,  8" x 8", 2016



Coyote

Acrylic on linen panel,  8" x 8", 2016
SOLD




Fun Bath

Acrylic on canvas,  8" x 8", 2016




Zsa Zsa

Acrylic on linen panel ,  8" x 8", 2016




Louie the Llama

Acrylic on canvas ,  5" x 5", 2016

Sweet Jordan

I really enjoyed to paint Jordan. Such a gentle soul!


Sweet Jordan

Acrylic on canvas ,  20" x 24", 2016

"Sweet Jordan " was selected as part of the FAV15% in the September 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

And sometimes in oil

Every now and then I paint in oil. Should do it more often, it is really fun!



Amber

Oil on canvas ,  20" x 20", 2016

"Amber " was selected as part of the FAV15% in the August 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition



Saturday, July 16, 2016

Stunning Andalusian

I had so much fun painting my newest piece of art


Andalusian

Acrylic on canvas ,  20" x 20", 2016


Sunday, June 26, 2016

White Peacock

Always fun to paint: My new peacock:


White Peacock

Acrylic on canvas ,  20" x 10", 2016


Thursday, April 21, 2016

Enjoying the summer sun

The cutest goat ever, seen in Thueringen. I just had to paint her :)


Dozing Goat

Pastel on paper ,  8" x 12", 2016



Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Gorgeous Friesian "Maurice"

My newest commission work and fun to paint:


Maurice

Acrylic on canvas ,  24" x 20", 2016




Saturday, October 10, 2015

Always one of my favorite subjects: Horses

A very impressiv horse I saw at Sedgefield Showgrounds:


Fitz

Acrylic on canvas ,  30" x 24", 2016




Another new horse painting:



Mischief

Acrylic on canvas ,  20" x 16", 2015



Just finished my painting of a beautiful horse I saw at Sedgefield Showgrounds:  



Ever So Slithly

Acrylic on canvas ,  24" x 20", 2015
SOLD


A gorgeous horse I saw at Sedgefield in Greensboro, NC.


Since I don't know the real name I call it
                 
Pretty Boy

Acrylic on canvas ,  16" x 16", 2015
sold



Pretty Boy, framed 


Saturday, August 29, 2015

Saturday, August 1, 2015

More art for the benefit of The Greensboro Science Center

Just finished:


"Tortoises"
Mixed media on clayboard,  16" x 20", 2015



"Tiger Axl"
Acrylic on canvas,  24" x 36", 2015

SOLD

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Horses

Since I love horses I felt the need to paint this gorgeous horse I saw at Sedgefield in Greensboro, NC.


Denver

Acrylic on canvas ,  20" x 20", 2015



In Your Eye

Acrylic on canvas ,  12" x 12", 2015



Saturday, May 23, 2015

More Wildlife

One of the young Asian Small-Clawed Otters at the Greensboro Science Center sleeping



"Sweet Dreams"
Acrylic on canvas,  11.5" x 16", 2015
Sold


Another Javan Gibbon. I just love their intelligent faces!


"Javan Gibbon II"
Acrylic on canvas,  18" x 24", 2015

SOLD


One of my favorite animals at the Greensboro Science Center: The Red Panda Taiji.



"Snacktime"
Acrylic on canvas,  16" x 16", 2015

SOLD


Meet Kisa, the beautiful tigress at the Greensboro Science Center


"Beautiful Kisa"
Acrylic on canvas,  20" x 20", 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lioness

Just finshed: My newest wildlife painting


"Lioness"
Acrylic on canvas, 2015
20" x 20"

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Endangered Species

The Javan Gibbon has been classified as critically endangered species. It is a very sensitive species related to land cover changing around their habitats. It means the Javan Gibbon will be extinct in the near future and requires urgent action to inhibit extinction process and promote it's survival.


"Java Gibbon"

Acrylic on canvas,  16" x 20", 2015





Thursday, April 23, 2015

A new tiger

I really enjoy watching and painting animals at the Greensboro Sciene Center where a lot of my inspirations are coming from. 


"Axl"

Scratchboard,  14" x 18", 2015

SOLD



Friday, April 3, 2015

More Wildlife





Axl enjoying the morning sun 
Acrylic on canvas,  18" x 24", 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Tufted Titmouse


I am excited and honored that my painting, "Tufted Titmouse", has been accepted into the "The 4th  Annual North Carolina Statewide Juried Pastel Exhibition" in Greensboro, NC.  


Tufted Titmouse
Pastel,  9" x 12", 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015

Tiger, Tiger

I'm honored that my painting "Tiger, Tiger" has been accepted to the FALC 20th Annual Juried Art Exhibition in Cary, NC. The exhibition runs from February 25th through April 18th 2015.


Tiger, Tiger
Acrylic on canvas,  11.75" x 15.75", 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

More Wildlife




Lemurs In The Sun 
Acrylic on canvas,  18" x 24", 2015






Howler Monkey
Acrylic on canvas,  24" x 18", 2015





Blue
Acrylic on canvas ,  20" x 20", 2015





Peacock
Acrylic on canvas ,  18" x 24", 2014




Lemur II
Scratchboard, 8" x  10", 2014

My first attempt with a scratchboard.