Sunset at the Lake in Texas, original oil painting

Beauty of living in the south is the warmth of all seasons. Summer is for fun, and the rest of the year is for work! Now that it's cooling down, I can get out and paint more often. Here's a place in my neighborhood that I like to paint. It's a quiet small lake with … Continue reading Sunset at the Lake in Texas, original oil painting

Plain Air Waterfall Painting

Ever since I learned about impressionists, I wanted to try plain air painting. There's something magical about capturing the moment, the air, the ever-shifting reality. It turned out to be harder than I expected! At the time, I used acrylic paint, and due to it's drying time it proved to be impractical to use in … Continue reading Plain Air Waterfall Painting

Quiet Day in July, gouache painting

The weather in Texas is very much unpredictable. It can be a calm and sunny afternoon after a swooping thunderstorm in the morning. This is one of those "quiet now" days in July -- water too cold to get in the pool, but it's nice to just sit in the shade. Available for sale! 8.5 … Continue reading Quiet Day in July, gouache painting

On the Swamp, gouache painting

Sometimes, childhood memories are so vivid, that they need to be painted. I was meaning to paint this landscape for a long time now. When I was little, I used to play on that bridge on the left while my grandmother was collecting duckweed for the chickens and ducks. I would stare at dragonflies and … Continue reading On the Swamp, gouache painting