Sunday, August 29, 2010

HWY 56, bridge over the fox river

Another plaine aire painting. This is route 56 going over the fox. 11x15"

Lamplight Equestrian Center

this is Lamplight Equestrian Center, there was a dressage show going on. The horses move to quickly to paint plaine aire, so we're left with the judge's booth.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Boats in Nova Scotia

Boats in Nova Scotia. This is from last year's trip, just liked the photo.
Watercolor 11x15

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Red Brick Church in Delavan

This is the United Church of Christ in Delavan, WIS. Another nice Sunday morning. Watercolor 11x15

Friday, August 20, 2010

Can I have a Pet

This is a movie of a children's book that I co-authored with my horse Excalibur

Tuesday, August 10, 2010


These are quick sketches for a potential series. I found that the way people hang laundry is a very personal matter.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Wa-ta-hon-ee, Delavan

Plaine Aire, Watercolor 11x15"
The cottage Wa-ta-hon-ee, it's not really purple though.

Fabian Bridge

Fabian Bridge, Batavia IL. Plaine aire painting with a cloudy sky.

From Grunkies - Bayfield Wisconsin

We stayed at Grunkies in Bayfield, this was our view from the little balcony.

Apostle Island - Bayfield Wisconsin

Plaine Aire in Bayfield Wisconsin from the lake shore park.

Geneva IL, Fox River bridge

We were painting on the Fabian bridge looking towards the Geneva bridge and it was pouring rain. In the middle of the painting the wind switched and it rained onto the bridge and we were soaked.
The lighting made for a good colors and atmosphere.

Buckingham fountain - Chicago

These are the dragon monsters spewing water in the Buckingham fountain in Chicago

The plaine aire painting of these did not work out well. There was too much to capture, I did this from a photo afterwards. One thing about plaine aire, I know it doesn't work all the time.

Fabian Park Fox River

Here are three versions of the same plaine aire painting ...

In the evening

In the morning

quick impression sketch