Mayville Bobsled Circa 1900

In preparation for historic line drawings that my students will paint at Mayville Watercolors at the Depot this summer, I’m sketching from old photos, then creating line drawings. In addition to watercolor immersion classes, we will offer simple paint-in-the-lines classes all summer.  Here is one we’ll paint at classes on July 24 & 25.  Check out

Summer Bounty 2

Summer Bounty 2, 20 x 16″ transparent watercolor on Richeson paper, April 2018 Honorable Mention at the Watercolor Art Society-Houston

Summer Bounty

Summer Bounty, 16 x 20″ transparent watercolor on Richeson watercolor paper

Poppies at the Lake 2

Poppies at the Lake 2, 14 x 11″ watermedia on paper, class demo

Fantasy Garden 3

Fantasy Garden 3, 14 x 11″ transparent watercolor on Richeson wc paper

Botanical Class Beautiful Paintings WAS-H March 2018

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Me and My Car

At my Mayville Watercolors Gallery at the Depot this summer we will offer Simple Painting Classes inspired by historic photographs from the Mayville, NY area.  Such fun to draw these line drawings.  I hope people find them fun to paint!


After a hiatus due to family health issues it is wonderful to get the paintbrush out and LET GO!

Release, 22 x 30″ transparent watercolor with india ink on Richeson 140 lb paper

“Every new painting is like throwing myself into the water without knowing how to swim.” – Édouard Manet.