Long Island Salt Marsh

Long Island Salt Marsh

This just completed commission of the salt marshes at Landing Lane in East Hampton, New York is a favorite spot of mine.  It is beyond any road noise so all you hear are the sounds of lapping water and a few gulls in the sky. Your eyes can stretch out a great distance...
Can the Ocean Be Both Calm and Forceful?

Can the Ocean Be Both Calm and Forceful?

There is something hauntingly calm about this pinkish flat ocean. Then, you feel the pent up energy of the wave coming toward us full and strong. I love how the foam of a crashing wave can be both translucent and almost solidly opaque. It explodes out of the...
Paintings: My Size

Paintings: My Size

When you are outdoors and experiencing the landscape, all your senses are involved. At the sea it is the colors you see, the salty smell, the feel of humidity on your skin and the sounds of water that come to your awareness. Looking at a two dimensional painting you...
Tidal Pools and Salt Marsh

Tidal Pools and Salt Marsh

You know Spring is here when the morning light creates a radiant blue across the bay and the inlets.   When the fresh green sea grasses reappear after the long Winter it makes me so happy. It’s hard to believe that such vivid gorgeous color is real, yet there it...
Ocean Wave an Emerald Surge

Ocean Wave an Emerald Surge

  It’s so exciting to see the sparkling vitality of a wave crashing on to the sand as it surges with an explosive burst of upward motion.  The rhythm of the ocean is steady but every wave is a little different from the next one. I hope you will join me at the...
Beach Sketching

Beach Sketching

  Getting down to the ocean with my sketchpad makes me feel free and easy. I shift from my usual random thoughts to focus only on analyzing what I see and translating it into line. Sometimes I forget how much I love drawing.  I especially love to quickly capture the...

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