Sitting on a Curb, Watercolor, 15″ x 19″
I started the year painting this picture of me and my brothers again, this time for my mother. It is now hanging in her bedroom.
Shades of Red, watercolor, 3.5″ x 5.25″ Valentine Cards were an exercise in negative painting.
Which Cup is Yours?, watercolor, 11″ x 21.5″ Painted in March, this watercolor was the heading for my first newsletter (published in May), and sold immediately.
Melodic Lines, 8″ x 8″ (closed), mixed media (watercolor and textiles) April found me thinking about this piece – and how to “paint music.” This book won “Best in Show” at two events this year.
Window in Assisi, watercolor, 10.5″ x 7″ May and springtime made me think about Italian flower boxes.
Catboat, watercolor, 16″ x 20″ This beauty sails on the Chesapeake and berths in a slip just down the road from us. A quick sketch in June led to this larger, more detailed piece.
Clockworks, watercolor, 6″ x 4″ Trying to escape July’s heat had me painting indoor subjects like our grandfather clock.
Maryland Capital Dome, watercolor, 7″ x 5″ August found me in Annapolis, sketching the dome of the capital as it rises above the shops.
Summer Nights Passing, watercolor, 29″ x 21″ This piece was inspired by a musical composition of the same name by Frederic Glesser and was part of my first solo show in conjunction with the New Score Orchestra’s concert in Orlando, Florida
Sea Oats, watercolor, 5.5″ x 7.5″ Vacationing in Destin, Florida during October, this watercolor was chosen by my brother for use as his Christmas card. Thanks, Chuck!
Apple Pie, watercolor, 8.5″ x 10.5″ Thanksgiving dinner in November seems to call for several types of pies, one of which is usually apple.
A Light in the Darkness, watercolor, 8″ x 5″ December days are short, dark, and often cold here. A candle in the evening brings warmth and light to the room.