Saturday, September 15, 2012

The Making of a Cowboy

The Making of a Cowboy, oil on canvas, 24 x 18

The Making of a Cowboy is an oil on canvas , 24″ x 18″. It shows our favorite cowboy, Howdy Doody, with his patent, and accessories to make a cowboy. What cowboy is complete without his badge, handkerchief, garters, boots and plaid shirt? He is shown hanging from a rustic wood panel . Howdy was the first tv character to have a copyright


Thursday, September 6, 2012


Transition, 16 x 20, oil on cradled board

tran·si·tion/tranˈziSHən/ Noun:The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.

"Superman fights a never-ending battle for truth and justice, disguised as a mild mannered newspaper reporter Clark Kent."

This Trompe L'Oeil painting shows the transition between Clark Kent and Superman. And, yes, the "Frame" is part of the painting.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society

Baked Goods, oil on linen, 24 x 30

Best of America 2012 Exhibit

I'm proud to invite the public to the 2012 Best of America National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ exhibit. Art lovers will get the pleasure of viewing a juried selection of various artworks from talents all around the United States.

The Opening and Award Ceremony will begin on October 14, 2012 at 1pm at the Dunnegan Gallery of Art located at 511 N. Pike Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613. Artwork will be showcased there until October 28 at which time the gallery exhibit will be moved to the Lake of the Ozarks, MO.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Cherry Splash

Cherry Splash, 30 x 40, oil on linen

This is another in my Cocktail series. I wanted to paint a red cocktail with cherries and this is the results.