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Holiday Small Works Show – Copley Society of Art

The Holiday Small Works Show opens today at the Copley Society of Art in Boston. The exhibit will be up from November 16th – December 23rd.  I have three small paintings in the show and though they may be but … Continue reading

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Spring Fling – The Birds Are Back!

Despite the unseemly arctic temperatures this past April (22 degrees and snow until late in the month), the birds are migrating back!!   Saw a flock of Ruby-crowned Kinglets trilling away in the trees along the brook and suddenly the trees … Continue reading

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Backyard Birding and Sketching

Winter is when the bird feeders can be hung around the yard again.  During the summer and fall months we have to take down and/or bring the feeders indoors, otherwise black bears raid them, causing all sorts of mayhem that’s … Continue reading

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Painting In Progress (morning doves)

I’ve wanted to work on this painting for a long while and finally have time to devote my attention to it.  I haven’t done anything quite this challenging in a while now but I’ve recently been feeling inspired.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Golden-Crowned Kinglet painting

Something new off the drawing table and one I’m quite pleased with.  The Golden-crowned Kinglet was a “life bird” for me this year and given that it’s one of the tiniest birds (half the size of a chickadee), I’m amazed … Continue reading

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It’s In The Details (Painting In Progress)

Here’s a peek at a painting in progress in my studio.  I’m working on new art for my upcoming annual Open Studio on October 21st & 22nd.  Many people have told me they enjoy seeing the steps in my painting … Continue reading

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Avian Art Exhibit (Jaffrey Civic Center, New Hampshire)

Bird’s Eye View Jaffrey Civic Center Open Reception June 30th, 5pm-7pm For several months I’ve been working on a collection of paintings for a solo show of avian art to be held at the Jaffrey Civic Center in Jaffrey, New … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures in the Field (Birds)

It’s always exciting to see, and then acquire, a good reference photo of a “life bird” sighting from which to create my artwork.  I’ve had several excellent photo “adventures” out in the field lately but seeing a Scarlet Tanager one … Continue reading

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Photo Trips and Field Work (painting birds & animals)

With the return of Spring, I love taking time out of the studio to get into the field for sketching and photographing reference materials.  There is nothing like being there to see and watch the many birds/animals, both large and … Continue reading

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Painting In Progress (Common Red-polls)

Here’s a look at this painting from start to finish and one I’ve been working on for some time now.  You can see why!!  I needed time to work on it when I could give it my undivided attention and … Continue reading

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