Grand Canyon Alpenglow

Grand Canyon Alpenglow

  I have painted the Grand Canyon in every season. The variety of shapes and contours makes it a challenge, especially when painting from the rim. The setting sun brings out the myriad of colors and cast shadows add drama to the scene. •    oil on canvas, ready for...
Grand Canyon Summer Haze

Grand Canyon Summer Haze

Grand Canyon Summer Haze This vista from the North Rim looks out over many spectacular features of Grand Canyon National Park, such as Cape Royal, Point Imperial, Bright Angel Canyons and Roaring Springs. On the day I painted at this spot, atmospheric haze covered...
Rain Enters the Grand Canyon

Rain Enters the Grand Canyon

Rain Enters the Grand Canyon The first time I saw the Grand Canyon, it literally took my breath away. Since that first visit, I’ve returned and painted the canyon often, from both north and south rims. Each time is a challenge, because the landscape is so vast and...
Winter Morning At Yavapai Point

Winter Morning At Yavapai Point

Winter Morning at Yavapai Point Yavapai Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon offers one of the best panoramas of this amazing place. A field study I did there one cold morning provided the inspiration for the final oil painting shown here. My goal was to capture...
The Abyss Grand Canyon

The Abyss Grand Canyon

The Abyss Grand Canyon The Abyss Overlook, located on the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, offers an almost vertical view down into the canyon. I’ve done many paintings from the rim, and I consider “The Abyss” one of the most breathtaking overlooks in Grand...
Grand Canyon Sunset

Grand Canyon Sunset

Grand Canyon Sunset The Grand Canyon is one of my favorite subjects.  The scale of the landscape is impossible to imagine, until you see it in person. And sunset creates a glow that brings out the best of the canyon’s many geological wonders. I began with a...