Friday, July 31, 2015

Center of Attention

There is nothing like lemons to cool off a hot summer day. Straight up or with sugar added, they are a welcome addition to the day's heat. The ultramarine blues of the sky and water and the brilliant happy yellow of sunshine.
pastel on paper approx 5 x 5

Thursday, July 30, 2015


The aubergine or eggplant if you prefer. It is actually a berry but masquerades as a vegetable. The shiny deep purple vegetable soaks up the sun and saves it's flavors to warm the heart. Eggplant parmesan, fried, baked, grilled. Add some cheese and spicy sauce and dinner is served!

Monday, July 27, 2015

After the Rain

pastel on paper 5 x 5 inches
I found this amazing puddle reflection down by Trinity Groves after the 500 year floods. This is my first attempt at the scene. I think I may try some other color variations and compositions.

Sunday, July 19, 2015


pastel on paper 12 x 12 framed to 20 x 20
Snippershins sits on the Vinalhaven Harbor, standing alert to happily greet everyone who arrives on the island. 

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The Yellow Wall

Pastel on paper appx 5 x 5 inches
Warm and cool,
a summer's day,
respite from the sun in the shadow of the wall.