Sunday, December 14, 2014

Cliffside snowfall

Somewhere in the mountains, morning light falls on fresh snow amid the rocky cliffs and rugged pines. Frozen mist lies in the valley, as the warm sun bathes the distance peaks.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Early November Snow

Winter has come early to parts of the nation, sometimes even before the leaves have fully fallen. Here, in the forest, we walk amid the last of the fall color as the first snowfall coats the ground and trees.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Windy Autumn Sky

Autumn is rolling on in this part of the world, and an earlier start faded away amid a few warm weeks. Yesterday, cold air swept through the region, marking winter's eventual arrival. The trees above shed their colorful leaves as the chilly wind blows.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Friday, September 12, 2014

Bombardment of Fort McHenry

This weekend marks the 200th anniversary of our nation's national anthem and the attack upon Fort McHenry here in Maryland. In honor of that event, here we see the bombardment of the fort, illuminated by the fires, shells, and rockets' red glare.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Friday, August 29, 2014

Cloudy Summer Sunset

Clouds roll over a vast field as the descending sun illuminates a small stream and fills the sky with gold.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sycamore After the Rain

The summer sun returns after a passing storm, illuminating an old sycamore that stands by a muddy footpath through a forgotten park.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Monday, June 16, 2014

Glowing Summer Stream

Somewhere in the woods, in the shadow of sycamores, morning light blazes through the trees on a warm summer day.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Thunder in the Mountains

In the Smoky Mountains, a spring storm rolls through on a warm day, bring cool rain and dramatic lightning.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rolling Spring Clouds

Spring runoff fills a stream in the open plains while clouds roll overhead, casting shadows across the gnarled trees and endless grass.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Crabapple Hike

Along a wandering dirt hiking trail, an old crabapple stands guard, covered in flowers. Amid the green trees and grass, its pink hues shout a reminder that spring will always return, no matter winter's fury.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Snowmelt and Driftwood

On a warm winter day, golden sunlight highlights the snow-covered trees by a winding river. Though more snow may be on its way, this sunny break in the clouds is more than welcome.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Melting Snow, Sleeping Trees

After a cold and snowy month of winter, a warm spell sweeps through the countryside. Beneath the old, sleeping trees, the snow slowly melts away in the low-angle light as shadows are cast across the dried grass and reeds.

Acrylic painting: 14" x 17"