“California Dream Girls” This is a painting of best friends Krista May and Mary, it was painted for a dance themed show at the R.Blitzer Gallery in Santa Cruz California. Dimensions 28.5” x 38.5”. Oil on canvas
“I Went to a Garden Party”, is a narrative painting that I completed in October of 2014. The subject matter is of a friend’s annual adult Easter Egg hunt and party. I worked from a number of cell phone images to get my composition. This is an oil painting on canvas, 24″ by 30″
“Moonlit Walk at the Mitchell’s Cove” I took photos of Nicole on a moonlit night at Mitchell’s Cove down the block from my house. I also used life drawings of Nicole. Dimensions 48″ by 60″ oil on canvas completed 2014.
“A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush” The painting depicts a woman with a relaxed expression, standing in a garden of ferns and lilies, forget-me-nots at her feet. She holds two morning doves, one in each palm with two identical birds perched beside her. Dimensions 36″ by 48″. Acrylic on canvas
“Adored” Acrylic on canvas painting. Megan is a fantastic actor and is much admired by her local community. Dimensions 20″x30″x.5″. The lighting for this piece was bottom. The color scheme is achieved by using exiting bottom lighting.
“Spartan Girls Challenging Spartan Boys”. The title is from an Edgar Degas painting that I admire. I love the rhythm created by all the legs and feet. I captured this image of my students at a prom.
“Embrace” This oil painting shows the intense connection of two of my students captured while attending the prom. The reference photo was a candid shot.