Santa Baby, slip a painting under the tree for me!
Santa baby, slip a sable under the tree, for meI’ve been an awful good girlSanta baby, and hurry down the chimney tonight Santa baby, an out-of-space convertible too, light blueI’ll wait up for you dearSanta baby, and hurry down the chimney tonight Think of all the fun I’ve missedThink of all the fellas that I haven’t kissedNext year I could be oh so goodIf you’d check off my Christmas listBoo doo bee doo Santa honey, I wanna yacht and really
Arbus – The Arts and Business Magazine, Celebrating 20 years of Excellence!
A ‘must read’ and your essential shopping guide for the Holidays. How special to have my painting on the cover! Check out the December / January Cover of Arbus Magazine To view a digital copy of the Magazine – Click this link Also in this edition – Fairfax Gallery and Framing Establishment
Coastal living provides is a constant source of inspiration here are two large works just finished – Small mini seascape studies available at Fairfax Framing Establishment. These look fantastic displayed as a vertical or horizontal series.
I’ve been painting down on the St Augustine docks – a gift from the crew of, Miss Renee! Its not everyday you get a shark jaw!! To get an idea of life on the docks – read the signs and take care these guys don’t suffer fools gladly! LOL It helps if you have a good sense of hummor! Here a few more photographs and some paintings still in work – en plein air! The final paintings –
En Plein Air
This oil sketch done “en plein air” at Guana State Park, FL The Lake in Autumn | 16″ x 20″ | Oil on Canvas | En plein air | CJK
40″ x 30″ | Oil Encaustic | Fairfax Gallery, Jacksonville, FL
Fields of Green
This time of year the marshlands are just awash with color. I captured some great moments in some small studies, and it’s about having the confidence to make the same color harmonies and vibrations happen in large work. This painting was inspired by the small study “Mini Acid Marsh” | 5″ x 7″, I was drawn to the strong pallet and mark making it prompted me to work on “Fields of Green” 36″ x 48″ canvas. As for the big marks,
Coastal Paintings 1 – 2 – 3
Working with a strong composition in each painting means this works together as a series of three painting. A triptych or as a diptych or as one! Here’s how they look together – if you’ve got a space big enough to take (48″ x 36″) (48″x48″) (48″ x36″)
View Video from CJK – Studio | The Botanical Series
CJK-Studio Botanical Series
St Augustine Art Association Members Show
I will be showing one of my botanical paintings at the St Augustine Art Association, members show. The show opens Friday SEP 6th, 5pm – 9pm for Art Walk and will be exhibiting SEP 6-29, 2013. Tulips in the Green Room 30″ x 20″ | Oil Encaustic | $2525.00 To see more paintings from the series click on the link below – http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/invited/3762771/d529735c4af4f1595bebe4d3d15d1d9dc3a50ff2?ce=blurb_ew&utm_source=widget