At the Market, Orvieto

The Wednesday market in Orvieto is rich with amazing colors, smells, and items to bargain about! The flowers, vegetables, textiles, meats, and cheeses arouse all the senses. I had to capture this transaction on canvas, and loved the mix of peonies and vegetables. 16×20 Oils

Peaceful in Burano

Such a colorful and paintable island, where handmade lace is still a big attraction. I am planning to paint a larger version of this set of residences, along with the boat moored at the canal in front. Oils, 8×8

Orvieto Ristorante

On a market day in Orvieto, we were scouting out possible restaurants for later and came upon this inviting, beautiful spot. Had to paint it, hands down! Oils on linen, 11X14

Lunchtime at Tucci’s, Piazza Navona, Rome

How characteristically Rome, to sit at Tucci’s and people watch while gazing at amazing Bernini statues and fountains. Only the handsome waiters are selected to hawk passersby into the restaurant. Oils on linen, 16X20 Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or

Silvia’s Grocery, Castellina in Chianti, Italy

I was enchanted by this adorable fruit and vegetable stand with sandwich shop in a lovely town in the Chianti region. Silvia came out to greet us immediately! Oils on linen, 16X20 Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or paper!

Up, Up and Away!

Struck by the joyful and playful colors of these hot air balloons and the richness of the clouds, it must be painted! Oils on linen, 16X20 Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or paper! Original Sold

Tray Chic

I was drawn to paint this still life because of the terrific colors–definitely got to use my turquoise paint and some deep red. The glasses were quite a challenge! 9×12 oils Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or paper! Original Sold

Bicyclette

This adorable brocante store in northern France was  crying out to become a painting! I actually edited quite a bit from the photo, especially items in the windows and what could be seen through the ones in the door. 16×20 oils Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on

My Best Bud

I had collected a big bouquet of bush peonies one day and the delicate beauty of one of the buds, flanked by large open flowers, caught my eye. 10×20 oils on canvas Contact me for original, giclees or prints prices on canvas or paper!

3 Grannies and a French Vase

I had to paint my favorite vase, a gift from my dear sister-in-law — the Granny Smith apples played a wonderful live role for the entire time I painted them! 11×14 oils on canvas Contact for Giclees on Canvas and Matted Prints on Paper!