Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point I was standing by a Colorado road painting a landscape. Then, I heard hoof beats. Two riders, accompanied by their playful dogs, approached. All were having a good time. Could there be a better day? I grabbed my camera to record the scene, reminiscent...
Autumn Song

Autumn Song

Autumn Song This Colorado mountain pass offered me a unique perspective. I stood on a high road and looked down on the tops of a mass of aspens, all glowing with autumn color. In contrast were deciduous trees and pines in various shades of green. In the distance,...
Mountain Stream

Mountain Stream

Mountain Stream Autumn in the Rocky Mountains stimulates the senses… sight, smell, and sound. You see a rich variety of colors… yellows, reds, greens, blues, and violets. You smell the pines and all the other aromas that nature offers. You hear the reassuring sound of...
Molas Lake

Molas Lake

Molas Lake What could be more scenic than the combination of a flower-filled mountain meadow with a lake and the snow-capped Rocky Mountains as a backdrop? A triple dose of beauty… impossible for a landscape painter to resist. I did a plein air (outdoor) watercolor...
Rocky Mountain Pastoral

Rocky Mountain Pastoral

Rocky Mountain Pastoral Driving thorough the Rocky Mountains of Colorado on a fine autumn day is always a treat for the eye. And this mid-September afternoon was no exception. Everything was ablaze with light and color as we explored a back road from Ouray to...
Winter Rapids

Winter Rapids

Winter Rapids Somewhere near the remote town of Red Cliff, which was once a mining camp in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, I saw this picturesque scene by the roadside. In spite of the cold, the stream flowed freely in my direction. An early snow had left its traces...