Friday, December 30, 2011


Here is an oil "sketch" of an african lion. I was going for the attitude of this great cat and a simple designed background.

Saturday, December 24, 2011


I wanted to paint a dramatic scene that showed one of the many predatory situations of the jaguar. Here a jaguar ambushes a pair of snowy egrets on the banks of a jungle river. Jaguar was all from imagination, I had some good ref on the birds, and the background ref came from a recent trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

Thursday, December 15, 2011


I will be having a two man show with artist Chris Ayers in January at the Galerie Daniel Maghen in Paris France. Here is a shot of my studio that shows most of the oil paintings lined up before I crated them and shipped them off.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

If you are local to Orange County I will be having a showing of paintings I created for an upcoming gallery show in Paris France. Here are the details:

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Oakland Zoo

Here are a few sketches I did at the Oakland Zoo in an animal drawing class.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Well Its time to finally start this blog after all these years:) Here are some alligators drawn from life. The alligator was drawn at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and the alligator skeleton was drawn at The American Museum of Natural History in New York. Toned paper with ink.