Oil Paintings

My general preference is to work with oils because I can get a softer effect that can be more difficult to create with other media.  Sometimes acrylics are fun, though, because they dry quickly and lend themselves to making changes easily.

Egrets in Sunshine
Egrets in Sunshine

(18 x 24" - Oil) This painting was my first commission and is based on a photograph by Jim Ryser. It is similar to one I did earlier, but with more color.

Charleston Shadows
Charleston Shadows

(24 x 12") The man in the background is relaxing and reading. A great way to spend the day in Charleston.

Portrait of Linda Garcia
Portrait of Linda Garcia

(14 x 11") This woman with the mysterious eyes was the first portrait I ever painted. The small necklace she is wearing has a very delicate look.

Egrets in Sunshine
Egrets in Sunshine

(18 x 24" - Oil) This painting was my first commission and is based on a photograph by Jim Ryser. It is similar to one I did earlier, but with more color.

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