Art

Large Mouth Spotted Bass

Large Mouth Spotted Bass

This was painted for a very nice gentleman who is a professional fisher. He asked me to do a Large Mouth Spotted Bass (that is what he fishes) so that he could have it on his wall and also on his website and business cards (which I also designed for him). I was surprised by…

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Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

I loved, loved, loved spending time with these birds. This is colored pencil on watercolor paper and at the last minute I added the “Faith, Hope & Love” (truly “Birds of a Feather”) scrap of paper to it…just seemed to fit. I had this framed in my studio for a few weeks and one day…

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Painting Time with a Guitar

Painting Time with a Guitar

I was commissioned by a friend to do this for her husband as a gift. He is a guitar player, so I asked her what kind of music he loves best. She gave me the name of some of his favorite artists, so that’s what I listened to while I worked on this. It’s a…

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Sparks Fly

Sparks Fly

I painted this in an oil painting class I took at Athens State University. We could paint anything, and this just sort of happened. It has all my favorite colors – Prussian blue, rich golds and reds and of course a very dark background. It was a lot like painting a dancer. “Sparks Fly” is…

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Chardonnay

A couple of years ago, Huntsville Museum of Art invited me to participate in their annual fundraiser, a wine tasting event. I was asked to create some art during the reception portion of the dinner, and decided (for the sake of time and mess) to paint this digitally. I wanted to capture the idea of…

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Bold Dancer

Created for the 2012-2013 Season of Huntsville Ballet, I called this Bold Dancer. After standing still for a few years, I wanted her to move. The challenge with a ballet season art piece is that the format is very tall and narrow so that it fits on the many marketing pieces it’s used for.

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Huntsville Ballet Woman

The ballet woman was created for Huntsville Ballet in 2009. She was a dramatic break from any image that the organization had ever used, and was greeted with great enthusiasm by the ballet director, Philip Otto.

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Between Notes

Painted in acrylic on canvas. This piece was on exhibit at the Von Braun Center, Arts Council hall, and was sold.

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