Tag Archives: green

The Quiet of a Summer Field

It’s not about the trees and grass and sky, it’s not about what you can see, it’s about what you can’t see–the hush of a hilltop field on a summer afternoon, the whisper of a breeze, rustle of grass, one bird whistling, and that sense of eternity that I find in the quiet stillness of […]

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Summer Solstice Newsletter From Portraits of Animals

It’s the Summer Solstice issue of my quarterly Nature & Wildlife e-newsletter featuring summer art and photos, new merchandise, summer-themed poetry and even a short story, plus upcoming exhibits. I always have a special discount with each issue. Click here to read the newsletter Sign up if you’re not already a recipient. This newsletter is […]

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June Nature Desktop Calendar: A Bend in the Road

In early June, on a lovely sunny day just about noon, I was leaving a morning event and on errands traveling the back roads just for fun, knowing this narrow back road had some wonderful spots. Here is one of them, “A Bend in the Road”. We never know what’s around that bend in the […]

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My Mother’s Columbines Keepsake

Another piece borne of January inspiration in my seed and flower catalogs, this little bunch of columbines was so joyful that it stayed with me. One of my favorite flowers, it is also a favorite of my mother, and I gave this painting to her as a birthday present one year. She has since passed […]

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Open Your Heart to Unexpected Moments of Beauty

“open your heart to unexpected moments of beauty” That’s my own observation. Heading to the basement in the morning and planning on some laundry to be hung outside, which I enjoy, I knew it was raining and though disappointed I looked out the door to see this. I was so moved by the color, the […]

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Panhandle Trail Artwork 25% Off through Autumnal Equinox

Panhandle Trail Artwork 25% Off through Autumnal Equinox on Portraits of Animals

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Hummingbird and Irises, the Colorful Garden

“Hummingbird and Irises” prints are made in archival inks on Epson Silky Photo Paper, Cold Press Digital Giclee Paper or Artist Canvas. ABOUT THE ARTWORK A female rubythroat peruses purple irises. There was plenty of red and pink in a friend’s garden, but I guess she decided to try a different flavor. SHIPPING Shipping within […]

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Cathedral of Trees, Follow Me

“Cathedral of Trees” photo prints are made in archival inks on Epson Silky Photo Paper and signed by me. Below is a current framed print of this photo. It’s the first one in the list of options above. ABOUT THE ARTWORK This photo is “Cathedral of Trees”, a spot on the floodplain where trees have […]

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Apples and Oranges, pastel still lifes

I like to get the most out of my fruits and vegetables—like using them for still life sketches and paintings, and then enjoying them for a snack. I never set up a still life intentionally, it’s always when I see something that’s already in place, those random moments like the sun hitting the Clementines, or […]

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"A Bend in the Road"

The original of this painting was a pastel, 14″ x 22″ in soft pastel on 2-ply acid-free natural illustration board. The original is sold but I offer a full size giclee print framed in a custom plain matte black moulding with a 4″ acid-free white mat, a simple and complimentary combination for my larger paintings […]

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