Monday, December 31, 2012

Shrimp (SOLD)

what is the mutiple of shrimp. shrimps. no.
This is my last painting of the year. I painted more hours this year than any other year. I also posted less paintings. I also rejected more, and I think I have learned a lot about painting. I hope to do more of it in 2013. I hope we all have an interesting year.
Oil on canvas 9"X12"
$175 shipping included
thank you to all who follow my blog.
This painting is sold.
 

Tree Study

Tree study
Oil on panel 6"X8"
$110 shipping included
thanks for another great year.
 
 

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Entice with Spice (SOLD)


I was reading somewhere  that the age of the blog is giving way to facebook and twitter. I don't know for sure if that is true statement.  What is a true statement is that I was a more convincing liar before Facebook. Practicing the craft of deception and keeping up a perky facebook  status among "friends" requires maintaince to stay relevant. Honesty is the best policy, unless, of course, you are an exceptional liar.
This is a still life of seafood condiments.
Oil on panel 6"X8"
this painting is sold.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Gooses

One day I decided to paint these gooses.
Thank you to all my friends and patrons for liking my stuff and telling me in all these different ways. God bless you all. I have been.
Oil on canvas 11"X14"
$250 shipping included.
 
 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Waiting for the Madgi (SOLD)


 
This painting is a work in progress that is quickly turning into work. The more I do to it the more work it seems to need, just like me, sitting here...waiting for the madgi.
I have done more work on this and now it appears a bit flat. I will probably keep adding more color to it soon.
Oil on canvas 24"X36"
This painting is sold.
 

Thursday, December 20, 2012

I Wanna Ramble

I enjoyed painting this moped. Hope you like it also.
Oil on panel 11"X14"
send me an email if you would like to buy this.
 

Friday, December 14, 2012

The New Dress (SOLD)

This is one of those paintings that I struggled with. I sketched it out and I liked it. I painted on it more and then I didn't like it. I set it aside and came back to it again. I worked on it more and eventually this is what it looked like. I like it.
Thanks for looking. I'm not kiddin'.
Oil on panel 11"X14"
This painting is sold.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Lazy Lucy (SOLD)



Lazy Lucy under sail. A work in progress. This might not look very good right now, but you should have seen it yesterday.
Oil on canvas 16"X20"
This painting is sold.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Blue Oyster Cult (SOLD)

This little still life was fun and I will never look at an oyster quite the same way again.
Hope you like it
Oil on panel 9"X12"
This painting is sold.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Snacks at the Anchor Bar

These people are enjoying a late day snack in the Anchor Bar on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina
Oil on canvas 11"X14"
$275 shipping included
thanks for looking and send me an email if you would like to buy this painting.
 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Rattan Chair (SOLD)

This rattan chair sits in a corner of the living room.
Oil on panel 7"X10"
this painting is sold.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

(ma tite rooster este gone)SOLD

I painted this handsome rooster a while ago. I have since added a bit more color and posted it "new" in hopes of having him go to a new home.
Oil on canvas 24"X32"
thank you. this painting has a new home.
This painting is sold.
 

Monday, December 3, 2012

The Red Chair

something different for me. an interior sketch. I sort of like it. all crude and luce.
Oil on panel 8"X10
this painting is no longer available.




Saturday, December 1, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012

Cupcake Compulsion (SOLD)

This is a larger piece on stretched canvas. It feels challenging to paint on a larger work and not have it become overworked.  My cupcake models are rock hard. literally. I believe they have a shelf  life all their own.
A still life of chocolate cupcakes with sprinkles.
Oil on Canvas 11"X14"
This painting is sold.


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Practically Pelican

I am jammin' with this pelican. (but not in a wierd way). 
Thank you again.
Oil on panel 8"X10
this painting is no longer available.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Old Bay and Tabasco (SOLD)

I painted another still life of essentials.  I kinda like this.
Oil on panel 6"X8"
Thank you for looking
this painting is sold.


Sunday, November 25, 2012

Seafood Condiments (SOLD)

When discussing seafood condiments, these 3 will come up. I decided to paint this combination. Lemon, Old Bay and Tabasco.
a still life.
Oil on panel 8"X8"
This painting is sold.

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Friday, November 23, 2012

Thursday, November 22, 2012

The Lady Ann (SOLD)



 
Five years ago I was beginning to be....."all about learning this craft of painting". 
Most of the time, during all those brief and fleeting days, I tried being vigilant and conscientious in my efforts to improve those skills . On the days, I could not "hit for shit", or (paint my masterpiece), I often wondered what it was that I had forgotten.  I look back at some of those early works "of which I was all so proud at the time" and I can cringe.
and I look at my early "homeruns"
and now I sigh,.....How could it be any other way?
Oil on panel 11"X14"
I am declaring this to be officially my 1200th painting.
This painting is sold.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Nouvelle Blanco Egret

I finally am satisfied with this piece. How about you?
Oil on panel 10"X20"
$275 plus $12 shipping
thank you for, you know,...lookin' here.


Monday, November 19, 2012

Rooster Seven (SOLD)

I indulged myself in a little red rooster.
Oil on canvas panel 6"X8"
This painting is sold

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Friday, November 16, 2012

Cupcakes and Cherry (SOLD)

These things make me hungry.
Oil on panel 6"X8"
thanks for looking
This painting is sold.

Plutocrab (SOLD)

I heard this term used a lot during the election.
 This is what one might look like.
 Oil on canvas panel 6"X8"
this painting is sold.
 
 

Monday, November 12, 2012

VooDoo Heron (SOLD)

These blue herons are perhaps my favorite bird to paint. So royal in stature.
Oil on canvas 8"X16"
this painting is sold.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Eyes on the Prize (SOLD)

I recently read a description of a painting of baby chickens chasing after another with a butterfly or worm. The premise sounded too good not to at least try. Here is my version.
Oil on canvas 8"X10"
thanks for looking
this painting is sold

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Ocracoke Skyline

The landscape of Ocracoke Island and Silver Lake. That is the Anchorage Inn and Marina in the background. You can rent a boat or a golf cart. Ask for Bill. Tell him Rick sent you.
Oil on panel 8"X10"
Price $150 plus $12 shipping

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Mad on Rooster (SOLD)

This one was the most fun I've had in a while. I hope you like it also.
Oil on panel 10"X14"
Well howdy doo, this painting is sold.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

Sailboats on Silver Lake (SOLD)

I could have worked on this for days more. A scene from The Anchorage Inn and Marina on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.
Oil on canvas 22"X28"
This painting is sold.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Boy Fishing (SOLD)

I rather liked this. My reference photo was really small and blurry.
A boy fishing on the Hatteras Island Ferry Docks.
Oil on panel 6"X8"
Thanks John. This painting is sold. 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Cleaning the Catch (SOLD)

I thought I would try painting this guy once more.
Oil on panel 6"X8"
figurative
This painting is sold.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Lighthouse on Ocracoke Island

Oil on panel 8"X10"
A Landscape scene on Ocracoke Island

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Price: $150 USD plus $10 USD s/h

Friday, October 12, 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Tomato and Onions (SOLD)

I was pleased with this. It just appeared in front of me when I wasn't really paying attention, and I like it when that happens.
A still life of vegetables.
Oil on panel 6"X8"
Thanks for looking.
This painting is sold.
 

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