“Silver Teapot and Happy Apple” Oil on oil-primed linen panel, 10×10”

Still Life

Creating still life paintings can be a way to celebrate the joy in simple objects, find the personality in ordinary things, and explore the worlds within worlds that are visible when you look deeply at a flower or other parts of nature.

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Whiskey, Portrait of Mini Aussie, oil on Gessobord panel, 8x10 inches


I love animals of all kinds and painting them always brings me joy just as the animals themselves bring so much love into the lives of their people.

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Ruth Bancroft Gardens Old Barn, ink & watercolor, 5x8"


Whether painting outdoors en plein air or in the studio from a photo or sketch, landscape painting is a joy. The San Francisco Bay Area has so many beautiful locations and interesting architecture that subject matter is endless.

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UPS Delivers at Night, Oil on Canvas, 20x16


There is nothing more interesting and exciting to paint than people. Capturing the essence of someone’s personality as well as their likeness is my goal when I paint someone.

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