Recent Blog Posts

Posted: Jul 11, 2017

Why Guinevere? Well, after not painting much last year at all (mostly focused on writing the book), but also feeling a little lost artistically...  Amy and I visited England for the 2nd time.  We visited several galleries in both London and Oxford. After spending several days looking at all kinds of art I felt most impressed and inspired by some of the different Pre-Raphaelite paintings we saw. I was really moved by their ambition, their patience, the obvious planning, effort, and time that...

Posted: Jan 03, 2017

I confess, 2016 was not a very productive year for me as a painter.  I got it into my head to write a book, and it's finally finished and up on Amazon!  If you get a chance, please take a look: 

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Posted: Oct 19, 2015

Amy Jo and I have been enjoying the National Wildlife refuge in Ridgefield WA, which is not far from our home (just a few miles away).  I guess I got inspired to try my hand at some wildlife painting.  Typically I haven't thought about painting wildlife, but driving around this place and seeing so many different animals - mostly...

Posted: Oct 02, 2015

Here I am working on a large riverbed painting.  It was a commission from an old friend who lives in Texas now.  I don't think they have rivers like this in Texas.  I'm not sure they have water in Texas.  I digress. 

She said she's been watching me post examples of these on Facebook and always wanted one.  It's been a fun one to do!  I love to paint large like this, because...

Posted: Mar 16, 2015

Recently I completed this religious painting, a portrait of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Every three years, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsors an...