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Portrait of Forrest Graham Ashmead
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Oil on Canvas, 16″w x 20″h I painted this portrait of my father for his 90th birthday.  I worked from an old photograph of him taken when he was a Colonel in the Army Air Corps during World War II.  He was based in China with the Flying...

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Ginger Lily
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Ginger Lily

Nov 3, 2014 by

Oil on Canvas, 24″ h x 30″ w This variety of Ginger Lily, also called Butterfly Ginger, blooms in late summer and perfumes the air with a wonderful...

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Magnolia In Woods
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Magnolia In Woods

Oct 29, 2014 by

Oil on canvas, 22″ x 28″ I love this magnolia tree that grows outside my window.  I worked from a photograph that I took of the tree and the woods...

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Egret & Hart Bridge
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Egret & Hart Bridge

Oct 1, 2014 by

Pastel on Paper, 18″w x 24″h The Hart Bridge on the St. Johns River is one of my favorite themes.  It is shown here with one of my favorite waterbirds, the white...

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Monet’s Mountains
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Monet’s Mountains

Jul 16, 2014 by

Oil on canvas 24″ x 24″ Early work.  While attending the University of Connecticut, I painted this in my first oil painting course.  I had a wonderful professor, Bill Parker.  He taught me all about mixing colors and the different mediums to use.  He was an excellent teacher.   It turned out that he was also from Jacksonville, Florida.  He went to Fletcher High...

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