Mikel’s Peony

Mikel’s Peony

Path to Beach

Path to Beach

Here is an example of how gorgeous it can be on Lake Michigan in October!  I am […]

A Bowlful of Cherries

A Bowlful of Cherries

Can you tell I love red?   Painting the bandana was such a challenge but also so much […]

Henny Penny

Henny Penny

Whidbey Salutes

Whidbey Salutes

While visiting Whidbey Island off the coast of Washington state, I came across this wonderful scene.  Painting […]

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

I wanted to use the old fashioned Christmas ornaments for my Christmas card because of the fabulous […]

Pt. Betsie Lighthouse

Pt. Betsie Lighthouse

This lighthouse is on the est coast of Lake Michigan near Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Transparent Rose

Transparent Rose

This painting was done after taking a class in which we were taught how to use transparent […]

Lost Marbles

Lost Marbles

I love working with light, shadows and reflections.  This study certainly has all those elements.  It was […]

Neon Pears

Neon Pears

This was a very fun painting to do.  I was taking a class in which our assignment […]

7 a.m. at Pike’s

7 a.m. at Pike’s

It pays to get up early to see the sights at Pike’s Public Market in Seattle!  Rows […]

Michigan Barn

Michigan Barn

One of my favorite places in the U.S. is the Leelanau Peninsula, just north of Traverse City, […]

My Winter Companions

My Winter Companions

This was my Christmas card one year when we lived in Spokane, WA.  We had a deck […]

Watering Can with Red Geraniums

Watering Can with Red Geraniums

Nuts and Bolts

Nuts and Bolts

Spanish Cabbages

Spanish Cabbages

While touring a small city in Spain I was struck with how beautiful this display of cabbages […]

Susie’s Daisies III

Susie’s Daisies III

All Tied Up

All Tied Up

St. Michael’s in Stillwater

St. Michael’s in Stillwater

Morning Watch

Morning Watch

The photo for this painting was taken early one morning on Whidbey Island, off the shores of […]

Carousel Horses

Carousel Horses

Minnesota Barn

Minnesota Barn

While visiting my son in Lakeland, MN my husband and I ventured out into the country looking […]

Susie’s Daisies I

Susie’s Daisies I

This is the first of a series of paintings which I did of my sister-in-law’s daisy garden.  […]

Two Spanish Boats

Two Spanish Boats

Look at the reflections in the water!  What an inspiration for this painting.

My Granddaughter’s Shoes

My Granddaughter’s Shoes

A couple of years ago our family spent a fabulous week together in a rented home by […]

Pink Poppies

Pink Poppies

After waiting three years for these perennials to bloom I was rewarded by some of the most […]

Barn With a Red Truck

Barn With a Red Truck

While vacationing in the upper part of the lower peninsula of Michigan my husband and I spent […]

Hadley

Hadley

Hadley is my son’s Lhasa Apso.  She is such a cute thing, I couldn’t resist painting her […]

The Red Umbrellas

The Red Umbrellas

This sidewalk cafe was in a small village on the coast of Oregon.  We visited in April […]

A Yellow Rose

A Yellow Rose

I painted this rose after taking a class in transparent watercolors.  I was especially happy with the […]

Madeline’s

Madeline’s

Red Barn on Seven Mile

Red Barn on Seven Mile

I pass this barn every time I drive into the city, it’s a real beauty.

A German Chapel

A German Chapel

This small chapel in Germany is very special because it is where my daughter was married.

Still Life with Bottles

Still Life with Bottles

Sunflowers III

Sunflowers III

Sunflowers in July

Sunflowers in July

State Street

State Street

This is one of my all time favorite scenes in Chicago.  It depicts all the uniqueness of […]

Rudbeckia Gone Wild

Rudbeckia Gone Wild

Barn Off Bigalow Gulch

Barn Off Bigalow Gulch

Miles City

Miles City

I took the photo for this painting at about 7 a.m. on a hot summer morning.  My […]

Indiana Bicycle

Indiana Bicycle

Early Morning

Early Morning

Ivy Covered Doorway

Ivy Covered Doorway

The photograph for this painting was taken in a small village in Germany.

Summer Heat

Summer Heat

This is taken from a very old photograph from when we lived in Germany.  I can remember […]

Seattle Orchids

Seattle Orchids

These orchids were on every table in a small Seattle cafe.

At the Oregon Coast

At the Oregon Coast

Sicilian Beauties

Sicilian Beauties

Boats in a Mediterranean harbor.

Texas Dan’s

Texas Dan’s

I always loved these old gas stations left from another era that dotted the landscape around San […]

Old Blue Pickup

Old Blue Pickup

This truck was sitting out in a field not far from our home in Washington State.

Susan’s Daisies II

Susan’s Daisies II

This is the second of two paintings of my sister-in-law’s daisy garden.  She must have about 100 […]

At the Botanical Gardens

At the Botanical Gardens

Bird’s Nest Gourds

Bird’s Nest Gourds

Out Back

Out Back

View out the back of my daughter’s apartment in Chicago.

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Seattle Public Market

Seattle Public Market

View to the entrance of Seattle’s Public Market.

White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake

This delightful scene is from White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Going for a Swim

Going for a Swim