In addition to my landscape abstractions, I also produce my "other works". These organically patterned pieces are inspired by my love of fabrics, Asian art and Arabesque patterning. They are spontaneous and somewhat whimsical, although each piece is a planned and constructed arrangement of design elements.

     I use charcoal, pencil and oil pastels to draw onto my canvases.  I have allowed much of this understructure to show through the top layers, giving a certain linear quality to the pieces.  Surface texture is also important, with raised edges left by the palette knife becoming part of the imagery.   Some of the pieces have gold leafed areas, adding a bit of opulence.

     

late summer yard
late summer yard

60 x 40 inches oil on canvas Oct., 2021

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circus
circus

48 x 40 inches oil on canvas Oct., 2021

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pink landscape
pink landscape
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blue and gold morning glory pattern
blue and gold morning glory pattern

30 x 40 inches oil on canvas SOLD

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night blooms
night blooms

36 x 36 inches oil and gold leaf on canvas SOLD

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in moonlight
in moonlight

36 x 36 inches oil and gold leaf on canvas

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ancient vines
ancient vines

36 x 36 inches oil on canvas

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utopia
utopia

36 x 36 inches oil on canvas

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understory
understory

30 x 30 inches oil on canvas

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magic garden 1
magic garden 1

40 x 38 in. oil on birch panel

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magic garden 2
magic garden 2

40 x 38 in. oil on birch panel

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pond, 1
pond, 1

30 x 30 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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pond, 2
pond, 2

30 x 30 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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morning light
morning light

24 x 24 inches oil on canvas

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persian blues, 1
persian blues, 1

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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persian blues, 2
persian blues, 2

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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persian blues 3
persian blues 3

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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night music
night music

40 x 40 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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damask
damask

40 x 40 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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ultra vivid, 1
ultra vivid, 1

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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ultra vivid, 2
ultra vivid, 2

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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wind, 1
wind, 1

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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wind, 3
wind, 3

40 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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two blues, 2
two blues, 2

30 x 30 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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two blues, 1
two blues, 1

30 x 30 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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released in the light
released in the light

48 x 36 in. oil on canvas N/A

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hydra, 2
hydra, 2

48 x 36 in. oil on canvas N/A

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canopy
canopy

48 x 36 in. oil on canvas N/A

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saplings
saplings

48 x 36 in. oil on canvas N/A

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soft rain
soft rain

30 x 30 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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blue vine pattern
blue vine pattern

30 x 30 in. oil on canvas N/A

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leaves in the wind, 1
leaves in the wind, 1

30 x 24 in. oil on canvas N/A

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leaves in the wind, 2
leaves in the wind, 2

30 x 24 in. oil on canvas N/A

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interlace
interlace

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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ivy
ivy

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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dutch iris
dutch iris

24 x 24 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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foxglove
foxglove

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas N/A

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flower fragments, 2
flower fragments, 2

24 x 24 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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flower fragments, 1
flower fragments, 1

24 x 24 in. oil on canvas SOLD

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collection of appalachian objects
collection of appalachian objects

36 x 36 in. oil on canvas N/A

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