In-class work

I'm teaching two foundation art classes this semester, both observation based (still life and figure) with a range of media. So, of course I'm working with watercolor in class, demonstrating technique.

Winter scenes

A couple of winter scenes of barns along highway 36 in Missouri. Along a familiar route: Watercolor Somewhere along highway 36: Watercolor

A Shadow of Former Glory

My first watercolor for 2019. An old farmhouse in the hills southwest of Delphos, Kansas. The photos below show the house 100 years or so ago and the sad state it is in now.

New Stuff

I haven't posted anything in a while. Been working on speeding up my work and I have become more and more interested in Plein Air painting, as is everyone. Nothing like jumping onto a trend. I'm looking at the long game. Something to do in retirement in a few years. I have seen some benefits …


I spent the early summer working on some watercolors in preparation for a faculty exhibition this fall at Truman. Mostly subject matter of locations I have visited recently. Now back to working on digital skills.