Irises for Ellie

This chair was painted by Gail Kedzierski for another student, Ellie.  Gail has painted a number of different types of furniture over the years.  Be it chairs, tables or stools she adapts her… Continue reading

Yellow Rose of New York

This is another flower in this winters series of larger than life florals.  It is 12 x 12 inch oil on canvas.  By using the black background the yellow shines much brighter.  Do… Continue reading


This is from a picture of a Clematis that grows in our garden.  The contrast of the shadows and sunlight struck my eye.  It is a 24 x 18 oil painting.

Happy Valentines Day

The most popular flower given on Valentines Day is the rose so here is my gift to you this day.  This rose was grown by my brother in his garden this summer, photographed and… Continue reading


This is another portrait that I just finished.  It is pencil on Strathmore 300 series Bristol vellum.  It is approximately 8 inches square.

Shades of Red

One of my students asked me if I could help her paint glass.  Well, I had never painted glass so I took it as a challenge to myself.  The one thing I would say… Continue reading

Tulip Moon

This is a 15 x 20 colored pencil painting by Sally Ann Miller.  Recently Sally has been combining various photos to produce a composite for reference material.  The results are very interesting.  The more you… Continue reading


I had fun working with a pencil again.  This is about a 11×14 drawing of my brother.

After the Storm

This is a new acrylic painting by Betty Marron on a 16×20 canvas.  I think if you listen you can hear the faint sound of thunder as this storm is rolling out.

A Glow

After seeing a recent art exhibit I was challenged to do a small detailed drawing.  I have done this drawing on a 5×7 inch claybord, a very smooth and forgiving surface.  I took… Continue reading