I found this spiral notebook back in a box of old things. Must have been from a math class I had in high school. I remember that I dropped math one year to add another art class. By the doodle, I’m guessing it must have been around the end of October.

Eleven year old Luke Nobel was our model today. He stepped up to fill in for us after our scheduled model called in sick. He chose to do three shorter poses rather than one long one. He did a great job, though he and I both got tired as the morning progressed.

Winter Creek 10″x14″ Oil 850.00-sold This creek is not far from our farm.This was a beautiful and still January day which made for pleasant painting. In the winter you don’t have to be bothered by mosquitos, the key is to stay warm. Not a sound other than the birds and the gurgle of the creek… Read More

Little Painter 8″x10″ Oil on panel $550.00-sold I happened upon this little girl while I was at a paintout in Cedarburg WI. She was using her mother’s box and was painting happily away. I couldn’t resist trying to capture her. I had to work fast- she finished her painting and was off to the swings… Read More