Category Archives: Urban

Rescue Attempt #2

Here’s another attempt to rescue a painting from the garbage pile. This is the unfinished plein air painting from 2011: This is the painting now after I fixed it in my basement. Purple Street, oils, 11×14″ There were things about the original … Continue reading

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Columbia, PA

A community block party seemed to be getting started in the park right behind me this morning so I wrapped this one up early and went home.

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Unfinished House

Painted in the city this morning. Didn’t finish. I’ll probably play with this one later at home.

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Rescue Attempt

I started this painting plein air a few days ago and quit before I finished. Today I played with it while I watched a movie on the couch with my kids. I’m not sure it’s completely done but it’s done for now. … Continue reading

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Not The River

I didn’t go down to the river this morning because I wanted to drive out to the Brandywine River Museum today. Instead I headed to the college campus in the city because it’s close and wouldn’t delay my museum plans. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Painted in the city this morning. Another favorite spot that I paint a lot. There’s so much going on behind these houses. It’s a lot of information, and every time I paint there it’s a lesson to reduce what I’m … Continue reading

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Yellow House

I hadn’t painted for a few days and did a little watercolor today to try to get my momentum going again. It ended up taking much longer than I planned. A detail

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Happy Halloween

Today is Halloween so I painted in a cemetery in the city this morning. Boo! acrylic, 8×10″ 

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Oils Day 3

Third day. There’s an elementary school directly behind me and today I arrived as the students and parents were also arriving. That was distracting but I enjoyed all the kids’ reactions and comments. If I continue this one I’ll try … Continue reading

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Oils Day 2

This was my second time working on this one. It was cloudy today so I tried to work on parts that wouldn’t be as affected by sunny days. I’m still not crazy about oil paints, but hopefully I can finish … Continue reading

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