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Spirit Rear View
Spirit Rear View

16''x20'' oil. While photographing horses, I shot a few composing the rear view. I felt a painting of this composition would add variety to my horse portfolio.

St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

8''x24'' oil. Dusk painting of St Mark's square on a cool night in Venice.

Morning Blues
Morning Blues

24"x36'' oil. A student, years ago, gave me this image in black and white. I decided to change the composition and add a monochromatic color scheme. Blue is a comfort color to me and brings a sense of peace.

Humpback Holiday
Humpback Holiday

48''x60'' oil. I have always been attracted to whales, especially humpbacks. I developed this composition after snorkeling in the Nassau and viewing the underwater terrain.

Venetian Sunset
Venetian Sunset

8''x24'' oil. After completing St. Mark's square in cool colors, I decided to paint this warm sunset scene entering the Grand Canal of Venice.

Morning Canal
Morning Canal

8''x24'' oil. There are many small canals in Venice. The composition of this scene displays a calm morning between two sections of neighbors.

Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre

18''x14'' oil. Cingue Terre is a rugged portion of the coast on the Italian Riviera and is comprised of five villages. This common scene is in the city of Corniglia, the center city of the five.

Royalty
Royalty

24''x30'' oil. I once had a student who said he was from royalty in Africa. I asked his permission to paint a study of him for the class demonstration. He said yes and by his pose, one could sense his heritage.

First Day of Summer
First Day of Summer

24'' round oil. My favorite day of the year is June 21, first day of summer. This is my depiction of that day on a dune lakefront.

Rialto Bridge
Rialto Bridge

15''x30'' oil. This is one of the well known bridges popular to Venice, Italy. Shops align both sides of the bridge and is very popular to tourists. Having lead seven student tours to Venice, I decided to paint this site, which was so impressive to them.

Tony
Tony

24''x36'' oil. Tony was a common student in one of my painting classes. I always demonstrate painting a portrait from life for my students and Tony volunteered. His casual pose and clothing added to the loose composition.

Humpback Family
Humpback Family

4'x6' oil. I painted this scene focusing on a family composition. If this scene actually happens is unknown, but the concept is good and was fun to paint.

Painted Dunes
Painted Dunes

1'x4' oil. 95% of my sea paintings originate from my experience and exposure to water and not from photograph. I composed this scene illustrating the beautiful colors of nature and used a palette knife for the entire painting.

Rays of Hope
Rays of Hope

24''x36'' oil. The force of nature can be terrifying especially in a small craft on turbulent seas. This scene presents a sign of hope for the sailors on board.

A Night's Rest
A Night's Rest

24'' round oil. A long day of fishing and site seeing brings on fatigue to a couple in need of a night's rest.