Quadrants – New Works

“Pulling Down the Clouds (Over Missoula)” – 14″ x 20″, Oil on Linen, part of my new Quadrants series.


Current Blog Post:

 Unifying the Autumn Landscape with a Super-color

coming autumn

As fall begins in the Catskill mountains, I am reminded of Robert Henri’s insistence on being aware of the dominant color of the light which illuminates a landscape (or a studio for that matter). Autumn is a challenging season to paint as the foliage changes to brilliant colors. In a single composition, one can have various trees with a high chroma – red, red-orange, orange, orange-yellow, yellow, yellow-green seen against blue or violet hills. These colors can easily clash or appear to lack atmosphere in a composition. It is important to find the balance yet maintain the integrity of the visual experience.

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Pochade Landscape Paintings – available in the gallery

  • A Beautiful Morning
  • Beach Head Cape Cod
  • Cabbage Field
  • Cape Cliffs
  • Dune Cliffs, Cape Cod II
  • Dune cliffs
  • Farm Wagons
  • Head of the Meadow Cape Cod
  • Heifer Barn spring
  • Jutting Rock and Surf
  • Pleasant Valley Road
  • Pool, Plattekill
  • River Rocks
  • Rock and Reflections
  • Rocks in Shadow
  • Spring Snow
  • Surf and Rock
  • The Last of the Leaves
  • Fishing Boats, Harbor Fog
  • Firewood