Monthly Archives: February 2012

“50 Days of Daffodils” Cancer Awareness and “Yellow Daffodils” oil painting and Voila Gallery in Wickford

January 30, 2012 marked the launch of this year’s Annual Daffodil Days Campaign (50 Days of Daffodils), it will be running through March 19, 2012, and you can place your orders for the flowers during this time period at greenwich.patch.com. … Continue reading

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Inspired by Edgar Degas, and my painting of “The Ballerina”

“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do,” quoted by Edgar Degas, and you can see his work at http://edgar-degas.org/ Dan was very inspired by Degas, who did a series on ballerinas, and as … Continue reading

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Birds in Flight-“Flight over Churning Waters” and the Newer Piece-“Gulls over Channel’

Dan and I love the sea–the sounds, smells, and feel of the sand and water. We live close to the water-both the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound. Dan grew up in this area, and has lived here all his … Continue reading

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Interesting detail in this oil painting of the Mercy Center in Madison, CT–“Beach at Mercy Center”

Hi to all, Do you see it? Look closely at the cloud formation-the clouds have a very interesting look to them. But one streak is not a cloud-it actually is the result of a jet flying overhead and leaving it’s … Continue reading

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My Newest Piece of Work-“Leaning Tree, Old Lyme” and Artisans Harbor, Old Saybrook, CT

Late in the day, Dan and I headed to Old Lyme, Connecticut and the banks of the Connecticut River. The light was very interesting on this particular day, and of course, Dan wanted to take advantage of this sky and … Continue reading

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Have You Thought About Giving Art As a Gift–Art Lasts a Lifetime

When you give a gift of art, you are giving a gift for a lifetime, which can be passed on to future generations. It isn’t a gift that has a short shelf life such as flowers or candy (in our … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day and Wedding Gift Ideas

Bridal parties have given paintings done by Dan as gifts for the bride and groom-the place that they got married-The Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Connecticut. A groom proposed to his bride at the gazebo at Water’s Edge, and … Continue reading

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“Beavertail Lighthouse, Rhode Island” and the Mystic Arts Center (MAC)

Hi all, “Beavertail Lighthouse” was conceived on a beautiful, June day. Dan and I decided to do a picnic at Beavertail Park in Rhode Island, and of course, that meant easel, paints, canvas, camera, sketch pad, not to mention the … Continue reading

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Winter Open House and Demonstrations at Artisans Harbor, Old Saybrook, CT on Feb. 11, 2012

Please join us for a Winter Open House and Demonstrations on Feb. 11, 2012 from 4:30 to 7:00pm at Artisans Harbor, 188 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT. Complimentary Wine/Cider and Appetizers Art demonstrations in oil painting with award winning artists: … Continue reading

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Madison Art Society (MAS), Madison, CT and “Rocks at Rocky Neck State Park”

Look closely at the sky-do you see the angel? It was one of those days that checking out the cloud formations was productive–wisping over the rocks and water was an angel. We had to do a double take, and then … Continue reading

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