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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

"Elliott Street" SOLD


8"x10" Oil on Linen Panel

My friend Leslie's favorite street downtown. This is where we decided to paint today while braving near record temperatures! It was still hot in the shade! But ah, despite the heat, what a lovely city we have offering us such beautiful vignettes! The colorful buildings and flowers, the dappled light through the large oaks and palms, it's all so captivating!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

"Oak Tree Pathway" SOLD

8"x10" Oil on linen panel

"City Skies"

8"x10" Oil on Linen Panel

I stood in the parking lot behind George Street and looked toward the buildings on King Street. The clouds were moving fast.

"George Street - near the College of Charleston" SOLD

8"x10" Oil on Linen Panel   sold

I was standing in front of the College of Charleston's Cistern at the southeast corner. The colors and dappled light always get my attention. Interesting are the conversations I hear standing in one spot surrounded by the various people passing by.

"Creek Marina Waterway" SOLD


6"x10" Oil on Linen Panel

Funny story: this was painted a few weeks ago on a very windy day. My vantage spot was a dock on a boat house. I laid this little painting down to dry and started another one. Just like a little kite taking off in flight, it got caught up by a strong gust of wind! It landed right in the very water it represents! My friends with whom I was painting, Anne, Leslie and Susie ran to its rescue and scooped it up with a large paddle out of the drink. Thank God it is an OIL painting! It's as good as new and can boast taking a little dip in the intercoastal waterway!

"Atop The Mound - Ben Sawyer Bridge"

9"x12" Oil on Canvas Panel

A newer, "touched-up" version of the original. This was a wonderful find in the middle of Sullivan's Island behind the Fire Department. At the top, one can see all around the island!