Renewal's Child | 6x8 | $145
       
     
Erosion | 12x9 | $165
       
     
St. Barth's | 12x9 | $225
       
     
SoCal | 11x14 | $235
       
     
Dyscape | 11x14 | $235
       
     
Preparation | 8x8 | $145
       
     
Alfalfa Dreams | 9x12 | $165
       
     
Renewal's Child | 6x8 | $145
       
     
Renewal's Child | 6x8 | $145

Inspired by the black-and-white images of deteriorating 19th century tenement housing in a documentary on urban history, I added sparse areas of color to make a street scene come to life.  To reflect its gritty feeling, I laid on paint with a palette knife and scrubbed it with a dry sponge.  (This is a miniature version of the larger piece, "Renewal".)

Erosion | 12x9 | $165
       
     
Erosion | 12x9 | $165

This subject of this intuitive piece started as a split in the earth caused by an earthquake but morphed into the side of an eroding mountain.

St. Barth's | 12x9 | $225
       
     
St. Barth's | 12x9 | $225

I took the photo on which this painting was based 20 years ago on a trip to the island of St. Barthelemy.  The stark white of sun-drenched buildings is dramatic against the deep blue Caribbean sky.

SoCal | 11x14 | $235
       
     
SoCal | 11x14 | $235

Spanish tile roofs and ubiquitous palm trees run to the horizon where they meet a clear blue L.A. sky.

Dyscape | 11x14 | $235
       
     
Dyscape | 11x14 | $235
Preparation | 8x8 | $145
       
     
Preparation | 8x8 | $145

A simple stack of hand towels, rendered in blue and white.

Alfalfa Dreams | 9x12 | $165
       
     
Alfalfa Dreams | 9x12 | $165