Thursday, May 10, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

North from West Point

11x14 Watercolor on Aquabord.  The Hudson River North of West Point.  RJ-Rene Mosca, Photographer, Port Jervis, NY granted me permission to paint from his photograph of this scene.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Nature's Delight

Cardinals do not migrate but live approximately 1 mile from where they were born.  His fatherly instincts direct him to protect and care for his mate and babies until they are out of the nest.  Lifespan can be up to 15 years.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Lazy Autumn Day

9x12 Watercolor on Aquabord.  RJ-Rene Mosca, Photographer, Port Jervis, NY granted me permission to paint from his photograph for this scene.

Friday, October 20, 2017

My Travels

Hummingbird teaches us to go beyond time and to see what happened in the past and what may happen in the future is not nearly as important as what is occurring now.  Remember to hover in the moment.  11"x14" Watercolor on Aquabord.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Bathing Beauty

"Bathing Beauty". Hummingbirds like to fly through water and afterwards preen themselves on a tree limb. Then they might very well decide they need another bath.  11"x14" Watercolor on Aquabord.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Vandermark Creek Falls

    9"x12" watercolor on Aquabord. RJ-Rene Mosca, Photographer, Port Jervis, NY granted me permission to paint from his photograph of the Vandermark Creek Falls, Millford, PA

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Flower Dancer

11"x14" Watercolor on Aquabord.  The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards and hover in one spot for seconds.
 

Monday, January 16, 2017

West Cornwall Covered Bridge

11x14 Watercolor on Aquabord. This bridge spans 172' long over the Housatonic River. It is one of three surviving covered bridges in the state of Connecticut. RJ-Rene Mosca, photographer, Port Jervis, NY granted me permission to paint from his photograph of this bridge.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Harvest Time II

 
9"x12" Watercolor on Aquabord.
The colorful House Finches are abundant over much
of North America.  They have cheery chirps and some
pairs stay together year round.  They feed on seeds,
buds, berries and sometimes on small insects.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Midsummer Night Dreams

                                                                                     

Watercolor on 16"x20" Aquabord Cradled Panel.
The hummingbird might dream of the fragrant cereus cactus flower but, unfortunately for them, they feed during daylight hours and the cereus (moonflower) is a night blooming plant.