The famous clipper 'Cutty Sark' sailing gracefully out of the storm. This historic ship was recently restored and resides in the British naval yard. I used a Daniel Smith metallic watercolor on its copper-plated hull.
Watercolor, 19.5 x 23 inches (49 x 59 cm), $1200. Fine art prints on canvas or paper also available.
Captures the perfect day for sailing on the lake!
Watercolor, 7 x 5 inches, $75 USD.
These commercial fishing boats are docked in Depoe Bay, Oregon, waiting for night and a favorable tide.
Watercolor, 10 x 13 inches (26 x 33 cm). $325 USD. Fine art prints on canvas or archival paper also available.
I never get tired of watching waves crashing on a rocky shore.
Watercolor, 5 x 14 inches, $175 USD.
Lake Pend Oreille is so deep it was used as a submarine training base by the US Navy in World War II. These sailboats don't need such deep water but all who sail here appreciate its size and scenery.
Watercolor, 12 x 9 inches (31 x 23 cm). Sold. Fine art prints on canvas, tile, or archival paper available.
The name of this rocky outcrop is, appropriately, Roads End. I sat on the beach north of Lincoln City, Oregon, and painted this plein aire piece.
Watercolor, 8 x 10 inches (21 x 26). $190 USD. Fine art prints availableon canvas or archival paper.
A wonderful way to finish a day on the water!
Acrylic, 5 x 5 inches (13 x 13 cm), on gallery wrapped canvas. Sold.
While painting a commission of the 'Cheng Tze,' a hand-built, paddle wheeled steamboat, I couldn't resist painting its bell, too.
Watercolor, 14 x 8 inches (36 x 20.5 cm), $280 USD. Fine art prints available on canvas, tile, or archival paper.
The Sandpoint Sailing Association holds informal weekly races all summer. On this evening, the wind died and so did the competitive spirits.
Watercolor, 20 x 30 inches (50 x 76 cm). Sold. Fine art prints on canvas, ceramic tile, or archival paper are available.
A Norwegian friend owns the 34-foot 'RAV.' He asked me to paint it sailing in heavy seas, so when he's stuck at the office, he can envision being out there.
Watercolor, 12 x 20 inches (30 x 50 cm). Sold. Fine art prints on canvas, ceramic tile, or archival paper are available.
Weather and wind were perfect during the 2012 Pacific Northwest Regional sailboat races on Lake Pend Oreille.
Watercolor, 19 x 28 inches (48 x 71 cm), sold. Fine art prints available on canvas, tile, and archival paper. Posters available in 16x20 ($45) or 22x28 ($75).
Historic ship "Elizabeth Ann Howard" under full sail.
Watercolor 22 x 30 inches. Sold. Archival fine art prints available on canvas, ceramic tile, or archival paper. Posters available in 16x20 ($45 USD) or 22x28 ($75).
Sailing into clear skies on Lake Pend Oreille (pronounced "ponderay").
Watercolor, 22 x 30 inches. Sold. Fine art prints available on canvas, ceramic tile, or archival paper. Posters available: 20x16 ($45) and 28x22 ($75).
This historic schooner handles the high winds and seas with grace.
Watercolor, 15 x 24. Sold. Fine art prints on canvas, ceramic tile, or archival paper are available. Posters are available.
I painted this plein aire piece from a balcony on an island in Oslo Sound, Norway. Raindrops hit the paper as I painted. Later, I discovered that the humidity of the air had warped the whole Arches watercolor block I was using!
Watercolor, 10 x 13 inches. $260 USD.
We stopped at this lighthouse on a spring trip to the Oregon coast. I did a plein aire pencil drawing on the spot and developed the painting over the next year. At that time, the originally black accents decorating the building had weathered to green and contrasted perfectly against the red roofs. My goal for this painting was to express the expansive atmosphere of the shore and feeling of protection and guidance a lighthouse provides.
Watercolor, 20 x 16 inches. Sold. Signed, limited edition prints available in canvas, tile, or archival paper. Posters available.
This commissioned painting shows the owners' boat anchored in a favorite secret spot for a peaceful weekend getaway.
Watercolor, 20 x 16 inches. Sold. Fine art prints on canvas, tile, archival paper, and posters are available.