Monthly Archives: August 2020

The Huyck Preserve is located southwest of Albany, NY. It was established in 1930 with a biological research station starting in 1937. The preserve area has a long history dating back to the late 1800’s.  There are lots of trails, … Continue reading

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A New Digital Painting

I was down by the Normanskill Creek (some would call it a river) one day in early fall when I discovered these old barns. The area down here was once a little village and there are the remains of quite … Continue reading

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Panther Ridge

With it unlikely I will get to a zoo in the very near future, I came across this lovely cat –  Leopardus pardalis – otherwise known as an ocelet, in my collection. These lovely animals are native to the southern … Continue reading

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The Arch

The original photo of a garden arch was used as the basis for a digital painting. The photo was taken into Corel Painter. Using the painting techniques available in this fab program, I created an original work of art.

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Lakeside Tree

This image was taken along side a lake here in Florida some time ago. Recently, I cropped it closely and corrected for color, contrast and exposure using both Adobe Lightroom CC and Color Efex Pro 4. Then I experimented with … Continue reading

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Featured Artist

I recently was the featured artist for the Bellaggio community. Here are some images from that show.

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Florida Wildlife Scene

This image was taken at Grassy Waters Wildlife Preserve in West Palm Beach. At this time many of the entrances and trails are closed but a few are still open. Check their website. The bird at the center of the … Continue reading

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A White House

This image began life as a photograph taken of a nice house on the edge of a lake. I then pulled it into Corel Painter and created a etherial looking digital painting. I often use a form of layers with … Continue reading

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McKee Gardens Landscape

McKee Botanical Gardens is known for it beautiful displays of water lilies. But it has other charms as well including this wonderful little bridge. A fine landscape image given the right light and a great reflection in the water. You … Continue reading

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