Nautilus

 

14 x 11
Enamel on Canvas
Original: $275
Reproductions Available

Last October at Kent Youth’s Holiday Galleria show in Chestertown, Maryland I met Sherry Sonntag-Whorl of Classic Glass Studios and bought three of her wonderful stained glass works for my sunroom, one of which contains a nautilus shell. So I started wondering what the actual nautilus creature looks like. Once I did some research I was thrilled! I think they are pretty kool creatures with their dangling tentacles and big, puffy eyes peeking out from under their hooded shells. Viola! Here is my interpretation.

 

 

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Portrero Bay Sunset

 

11 x 8
Watercolor
Original: $250
Reproductions Available

Our trip to Costa Rica was filled with gorgeous sunsets like the one portrayed above. This watercolor reminds me how much I enjoyed our vacation in early 2011.

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Crab No.2

 

10 x 8
Watercolor
Original: $200
Reproductions Available

This watercolor is a Maryland blue crab, many of whom wander into my crab pots and become our dinner 🙂  They may not be very pretty but they sure are tasty, especially with the obligatory Old Bay seasoning!

 

 

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Bay House

11 x 8
Watercolor or Paper
NFS

My first attempt at watercolor was a depiction of a house on the Chesapeake. I’ve always admired watercolorists and hope to be able to develop better technique and perhaps even adapt my color-block style to watercolor paints.

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