The Dark Tree

The Dark Tree

Deeply rooted, and well-versed in Time’s Ravages; the Dark Tree grows only from the shattered last hope and answers the soul’s cry for help. It silently offers itself as the last resort and speaks gently of comfort and shelter. It whispers warm welcomes to...
Northern Lights

Northern Lights

I remember seeing the dancing northern lights fairly often as a child growing up in North Dakota, but viewing them as an adult in Idaho hasn’t happened as frequently.  The times when we stood outside in the back yard to view the Idaho version of the auroras...
Sensory Perception

Sensory Perception

I fancy myself a collector of amazements. I am forever unearthing interesting objects to take home, or, at least photographing my non-portable finds. Inevitably, a lot of those amazing things end up in my paintings.  I’ve now done several “Collection of...
Hope (Lost and Found)

Hope (Lost and Found)

Hope… It is easy to lose, and sometimes very hard to find. The eyes will always show it. Our eyes reflect our history.  The souvenirs we have collected on our life’s journey are written in our miraculous eyes. They speak of how we have been to the raw,...
Whimsy

Whimsy

Whimsy…an unusual, or fanciful idea. I had just opened a brand new box of paints. 48 colors to play with, and that is exactly what I wanted to do ~ Play! I wanted to paint without worrying about perfection or realism. I veered away from my “normal”...
Wrought in Moonlight

Wrought in Moonlight

The light of the full moon glimmering on intricately coiled wrought iron gates draws you along the darkened path to a peaceful and serene oasis. This is a place of quiet, of rest, of reflection amid moments of time that fade from one to another unnoticed. 11″ x...