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Bringing a slain painting back from death’s door. I think most people would agree, moving is hell. It’s something I dread, but Moving happens. To be fair, things actually went fine overall with our move a year and a half ago, at least until I discovered one of my paintings did not come out of it […]


Falling in Love With Kentucky, Again! (Part 2)

If you haven’t already, read Part 1 here! Back to the Painting Friday and Saturday after our trip to Keeneland were spent building the underpainting while watching the Breeder’s Cup. Aside from a break to watch the big event, the Breeder’s Cup Classic, it was a two day painting marathon. Witnessing the history that was […]

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Falling in Love With Kentucky, Again! (Part 1)

The Opportunity Arises It was the kind of commission I would have dreamed about as a fledgling equine artist; a valued client wants a large mural sized piece painted on location in Louisville, Kentucky. What to do? Well, for starters… plan it in autumn (or as we call it here in Arizona… summer) during the […]

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A Portrait’s Journey; Part 4

Finishing a Painting Last but not least… the final post has arrived in this series documenting the creation of a one of a kind portrait of a one of a kind Thoroughbred named Squeaky! But first a quick recap (with links)… Photo Session – Basically a chance for Squeaky to beg for treats by making some […]


A Portrait’s Journey; Part 3


Summer Specials

I have  a couple great summer specials going on that are really worth checking out and taking advantage of – and both are good through the end of August (more details on my Specials Page)! 500/200 Original Sale Summer seems like a great chance to clean house, or studio, so check out my 500/200 sale […]


Summer Art in Texas Pt. 1: AQHA Art Show

After indulging in some serious Quarter Horse fun this spring, I’ve come out of it with three fresh, new pieces highlighting the American Quarter Horse, and all three will be in Amarillo this summer at this show… “America’s Horse in Art” Show & Sale August 16- November 8, 2014 At the American Quarter Horse Hall of […]


A Smooth Start For This Equine Artist!

…And I’m off! …to a good start in 2014, that is!  Oodles of new original oil paintings, equine art and otherwise… have, are and will be spending quality time on my easel.  Sporting art featuring horse racing pieces, many from trips to Del Mar and Churchill Downs, as well as some western work (Quarter Horses, […]


Falling Into Autumn…

I hope this finds everybody ready to transition to Autumn after enjoying a splendid summer (in spite of the strange weather all over)!  I’m just settling into a quiet stretch of lots of time to spend in the studio, with occasional breaks to get outside and appreciate the desert’s shift to near perfect weather. I […]


Smelling the Roses in May…

As I’m preparing for my first visit to the Kentucky Derby, I’m reflecting on all the years watching it on TV wondering what the experience is like in person. While pondering, I’m also getting a collection of work ready for a local solo show in Tucson, and when I return… besides having a lot of […]