of sunrise clouds and sunset boats….

I promised a few weeks ago to share with you the several little plein air paintings I did while traveling New Hampshire last month. I’ve fallen behind with that. The truth is I’ve had a hard time turning my thoughts back to New England when my heart is...

cool tools ….of a traveling painter

Before I share the mechanics of painting my little New Hampshire scenes, perhaps I should spend a bit of time talking about the [cool] tools of a traveling painter. This was the first time I traveled by plane with tubes of oil paint, and I wasn’t sure how that would...

living free and coming home

  I’m in a live free or die state. No, I don’t mean ideologically (tho’ that, too). I mean physically — in the Live Free or Die State. New Hampshire. In the years that I’ve been writing this blog, my love for New Mexico is evident: simply survey my paintings and...