• Artwork

    Sketchy Trees Update

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    When I started drawing my Sketchy Tree series a year ago, I had no idea that it would span this long and encompass so many drawings.  The series has a total of 39 pieces of art – 13 large drawings of trees with exposed roots and 26 small drawings of…

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    Year in Review: 2022

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    It’s always interesting looking back over the year.  A lot of times we get lost in the day to day and in the things that we didn’t get done and forget just how much we’ve accomplished.  I find it really important to take time to review what happened – what worked…

  • Artwork

    Little Pumpkins (Work in Progress)

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    I’ve been painting these little pumpkins lately and I just couldn’t wait any longer to share them with you!  So far there’s a purple one that reminds me of Cinderella, a jack o’lantern, a teal one, and the newest one is this pretty brown one.   I might do a few…

  • Artwork

    Current Work in Progress

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    I’ve been in a painting mood the past few days so today’s planned topic didn’t happen over the weekend.  So instead, I’ll give you a peek at what I’m currently working on.   There’s also a timelapse video of part of the earlier process.  (It’s a bit long even at super…

  • Artwork

    Sketchy Trees Update

    sketchy trees update blog cover

    Six months later, I’m still drawing Sketchy Trees!  I thought it would be a good time to look back at all of the drawings that I’ve completed in this series so far.  I haven’t reached the end of the series yet, so you can look forward to more drawings to…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Sketchy Tree Series Part 4

    Sketchy Tree Series Blog Cover Part 4

    We’re going into the LAST WEEK of my solo exhibition at Vines of New York in Geneva!  Have you been able to visit it in person yet?  Do you have a favorite piece you saw there?  (I have more details at the end about the show if you still need…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Sketchy Tree Series Part 3

    Sketchy Tree Series Blog Cover Part 3

    Are you someone that takes photos of random things that catch your eye?  In celebration of my Sketchy Tree ink series making its debut into the world, I’m sharing a little bit more about some of my favorite drawings from the series this month.  (If you missed last week’s, you…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Sketchy Tree Series Part 2

    Sketchy Tree Series Blog Cover Part 2

    In celebration of debuting my Sketchy Tree ink series, I’m sharing a little bit more about some of my favorite drawings from this series this month.  (If you missed last week’s, you can check it out here.) My Sketchy Tree series has it’s roots (pun intended) in my 50 New York…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Sketchy Tree Series

    Sketchy Tree Series Blog Cover

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to visit my solo exhibit at Vines of New York Art Gallery in Geneva over opening weekend!  If you haven’t had the chance to see it yet, the show goes through the end of July.  I’d love for you to see it…

  • Artwork,  Local History,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

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    I’m currently focusing on getting everything ready for my upcoming show in Geneva, so for today’s blog post I’m sharing one from a couple years ago for you to enjoy.  In it I explore the ties that Elmira has to the Underground Railroad and some of the key leaders of…