From one of my photographs while touring the Norfolk Southern Rail yards early one morning. This photo was taken before the railroad demolished the old roundhouse in the left of the photo. Painted on Arches 140 rough paper.
This painting is from a photo near the Brooklyn side of the East River looking south toward the Williamsburg Bridge. This old Domino Sugar Factory has been renovated into condos and businesses. Painted on Khadi #140 rough paper
I took a group of 22 students and adults to Turkey and Greece in 2013 to study ancient theatres. This watercolor is from one of my photographs of Ephesus near the city of Selcuk in the central Aegean region of Turkey. The theatre was excavated in the 1860’s and is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Painted on Arches 140 #rough paper.
A painting of the ”Big Boy” that lives in Roanoake, VA. It was leaving Asheville in 2016. A trial run after a major overhaul. Painted on Arches #140 rough paper. This painting was juried into the 2018 American Watercolor Society annual show.
When I was in Phoenix and Sedona, Arizona in 2007, I took several side trips to explore this beautiful part of the country. Jerome, Arizona is a small copper mining town west of Sedona that has turned into an artists community. This building facade is precariously standing on the east edge of town, “open” for business. Painted on Arches #140 rough paper
From another of my photographs waiting at the RR intersection in the River Arts District. I have been capturing the RAD and the trains that inhabit the district during the year. This series on trains continues to dominate my watercolor work in 2018-19.
This painting was part of a joint exhibition at the Berlitz Language Art Gallery in Rockefeller Center, April 2012. The photographs were taken by a friend that had visited Israel. I wanted to determine if I could paint from someone else’s photographs. The exhibit was very well received.
My first overseas bicycle trip was to Southwest Ireland in 2001. This is from one of my photos in the rocky area called the Burren. This is an area south west of Lisdoonvarna in County Clare. Painted on Arches #140 rough paper.
In 2010 I spent 4 days in Rome as part of a educational company tour. When we left the Vatican, I crossed a bridge and took this photo showing the Tiber River and the Vatican in the sunlight. Painted on Arches #140 rough paper.