Manabezho Falls

I just recently discovered the waterfalls of the Porcupine Mountains, and fell in LOVE with the Manabezho Falls, which reminds me of a miniature Niagara Falls. Only an hour away,…

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Wise Women II

The idea for this piece came from my South Africa sketch book, and began as a group of Maasai hunters, and when I added earrings to the figures, the Wise…

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Falling Leaves!

The palette of colorful leaves is right there to give me so much inspiration to paint! Fall is beautiful here in Michigan. We call it “Colorama”. I love driving around…

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Looking Back

This image is based on a photograph I took of a very calm evening with soft, almost creamy light. And, quite unexpectedly, in this reflective moment, a loon quietly surfaced…

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That’s Close Enough

I wanted to capture the alert expression of this mother bear, who had three tiny cubs up a tree behind her. She showed such composure and wisdom in gently reminding…

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Sunrise Loon

In summer on the Manitowish Waters Chain of Lakes, the early morning air is often cooler than the water, so the mist rises and becomes lit up as the sun…

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Wolf Trilogy

The concept of this piece started out as a painting of “Ravens in the Mist”, but wolf enthusiast friends suggested that I should add wolves since there’s a symbiotic relationship…

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