I’m pleased to announce that my series of plein air paintings done at Hadley Valley Preserve will be shown at four Will County Forest Preserve District visitor’s centers from April to October, 2015. This exhibit has been a year-and-a-half in the making, and my paintings document the beauty of the preserve, as well as the unique character…
Getting ready to send out the postcards for Hadley Valley: A Year in Seasons.
The day after winter storm Linus hit the Chicago area, I packed up my gear and headed over to Hadley Valley. I did some reconnaissance
This is the second in my series of 6×6 paintings from my visit to Kopping Farms. These hay bales are the largest that
A while back, I received a comment on my Facebook page about one of my hay bale paintings from Hadley Valley. It was from the man whose farm makes the hay bales. I was so excited to hear from him. I had always wondered where the hay bales go once they leave the Valley. He told…
I have been working away at framing nearly 30 paintings for my upcoming exhibit, Hadley Valley: A Year in Seasons. I’m a bit ahead of the game, as the exhibit doesn’t open until April 1st, but I’m so excited about it, I just have to work on preparations.
This winter plein air painting adventure went much better than my last one. The sun stayed strong as I mapped out my lights and darks and