Saturday, March 23, 2013

Big Red,  12x12 on Canvas

Friday, January 4, 2013


This is Petey cat, he is my sister's cat and the love of her life.  He is a very sweet and sensitive kitty.  This painting was a Christmas present.


This painting was a present for my niece Heidi for Christmas, she adopted Scout when she was in Hawaii.  She is a very,very  cute dog and has a wonderful life.


This is a commission I did for a Christmas present.  This was a joy to paint, great head and coloring.  His name is Buddy, very handsome dog.

Friday, February 19, 2010


This is a commision, Madison was a beautiful golden retriever with a sweet face. He was a delight to paint.

8x8 on Board

Sunday, December 27, 2009


This is Fred, the painting was a commission and a Christmas present for his Mom. I have been told that Fred is a very spoiled boy, but he sure does look like a happy guy.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Kitties and Crows

This is a commission for a gift for Christmas,

the orignal photo is on the right.
This was fun to do, glad they did not want the TV in the painting, but I hear they love to watch birds on TV.


Saturday, December 27, 2008


Woodblock 5.5" x 5.5" x 1"
This painting is a commission and was a gift for Christmas. Leslie, Murphy's owner's sister who lives in California told me that Murphy and her dog were good friends and always played together. She wanted to give this to her sister in memory of Murphy, I hope it brings her wonderful memories of Murphy.

Friday, December 26, 2008

Happy Holidays - Click here to see an amazing Christmas dog video

Best wishes for a happy holiday season
Just having a bit of fun in Photoshop with a previous painting I did of Bella the Portuguese Water Dog.
see below


Wood Block 5.5" x 5.5" x 1"

This painting is of Bella a Portuguese Water Dog and was a commission for a Christmas gift. Bella's mother told me that Bella loves to go out fishing with her Dad who is a commercial fisherman. Lucky Bella gets to do what she loves the most.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008


Wood Block painting 6"x6"x1 SOLD

This painting is a commission for a Christmas gift. May is a mix breed. May was found at a construction site, obviously abandoned. She now has a great life and is a very very sweet dog. I hope her owner enjoys the portrait as much I enjoyed painting it.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Golden Boy

5x5x1 Wood Block Painting

I painted this guy before but changed all the colors, just love the great face on him. I call him "The Golden Boy". Golden Retrievers are rewarding to paint, they have such heartfelt expressions.

Pug Mug

5x5x1 Block Painting

Have not posted in awhile, I have been busy painting but doing landscapes and stilllifes, posted some new ones on my art website. Anyway, thought I would do a Pug, since it is Christmas time I added a festive green backgound. Hope to have more time to get back to painting my doggies. This little guy is in a dog boutique in Bristol, RI, the store is called "A Leg Up" and has great gifts for any pooch in your life. If you are in the area you should stop in.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Freddie The Beagle

5" x 5" x 1" Woodblock Painting Sold

This is Freddie the beagle, he is the old man of the group. This is the last of three beagle paintings I did as a commission. I hope they like the paintings and I think they will look good all hung together. Freddie has that beigy, soft worn look that beagles get as they get on in years, they age much better than us humans maybe because he is not worrying about his 401k.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Golden In The Daisies

5"x 5" x 1" Wood Block Painting Sold
This painting is from a photo I took awhile back of a great looking Golden, she looked liked she was swimming in daisies.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Lucky The Beagle

4" x 5" x 1" Wood Block Painting SOLD

This is the second of three Beagle woodblock paintings that were commissioned. They will be a gift for their owners. This guys name is Lucky and I enjoyed painting him, I love the coloring and his sweet face.

Monday, August 18, 2008

Prince the Beagle

5"x 5" x 1" Wood Block Painting SOLD
This is a painting of Prince a great looking beagle. It is the first of three paintings I am doing as a comission for the proud parents of Freddie, Lucky and Prince. Paintings of Freddie and Lucky coming soon.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Sweet Norman

5.5" x 5" x 1" Wood Block Painting
This is a painting of Norman, he was a very sweet dog and loved his parents. I hope they enjoy the painting and that it brings back fond memories of him.
Not Available For Sale

Friday, August 8, 2008

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Wood Block Painting 5" x 5.5" x 1"

Just finished this painting, the one on the right, this was a comission for someone that bought my earlier painting of a Ridgeback, the one on the left. She has two beautiful Ridgebacks and wanted another wood block paintingto complete the set. I think they will look nice together.


Friday, July 4, 2008


My friend Marj's dog Bass. 8x10
This painting was a comission for my friend Marjorie of her dog Bass. Bass is a little sweetheart of a dog and likes to sit on her beautiful porch and look out over the pond.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Luke and Kya

Luke and Kya 12" x 12" Acylic on Board

Just finished this painting, it is a commision that someone requested. It is going to be a surprise birthday present.

The painting is of two weimaraners, it was fun to do, they have such great lines, I was given a Weimaraner for my 13th birthday and she went everwhere with me, she was even mentioned in my high school yearbook, yeah I was a bit of a dork.


Saturday, May 31, 2008

Baby Chihuahua

5.5" x 4.5" x 1"

This is a painting of a baby chihuahua, love the bug eyed look and the ears. Have not posted for awhile. Since summer is near I have been painting outside most of the time, hate to miss the short-lived good weather.

Friday, May 9, 2008


4.5" x 5" x 1" Wood Block Painting
I am dedicating this post to Norman. Norman was a Shih Tzu and a beloved pet and great companion. Our best wishes go out to his wonderful parents who took such good care of him.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Bulldog Beaching It

5.5" x 5.5" x 1" Original Wood Block Painting

Jumping ahead a bit weather wise, but this girl is ready to enjoy a day at the beach. Now where did I put that umbrella?

Monday, April 28, 2008

Dacshund In The Daisies

5" x 4.5" x 1" Wood Block Painting
Changed the colors a bit on this little girl, but I think she looks good in purple.
The breed was originally from Germany and their name broken down means Dachs (badger) and Hund means (dog).

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Pug In the Pink

5" x 5" x 1" Original Wood Block Painting

This is a painting I did before in a larger format as a commisssion. Her name is Roxie and her parents love her to bits, I think her portrait hangs in their dinningroom. I just had to do a woodblock painting of her for all the other pug lovers out there.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Black Labrador On The prowl

4.5 x 5.5 x 1 Wood Block Original Painting
This is a painting of a Black Labrador on the prowl, he looks like he very curious about what is up ahead. I love the shadow that is cast.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Regal Rhodesian Ridgback

4.5 x 5.5 x 1 Wood Block Painting

This is a painting of a Rhodesian Ridgeback, they are elegant, strong and intelligent dogs. They were orginally used in Southern Africa to hunt large animals. Although now most of them can be spotted lounging on the sofa watching the Animal Planet on cable.


Monday, March 31, 2008

Boston Terrier In Sunlight

4.5" x 5" Wood Block Painting SOLD

This little guy caught my eye, he looks a bit wistful and very sweet.

Boston Terriers are great all around dogs, they love everyone and everyone loves them.

Click on the Title to see a video of a very naughty Boston Terrier

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Big Redd

12" x 12"
This is a painting that I did for a show. The theme of the show was "Seeing Red". The show was at Gallery 297 in Bristol, RI. Big Redd was placed in the window of the gallery so he could watch all the people going by.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Shadow Bunny

5.5" x 4.5 " x 1" Wood Block Painting
Felt like a change and since it is Easter I decided to paint a bunny. I like the way the shadow falls behind him, looks almost like a bunny hand shadow.
Happy Easter

Friday, March 21, 2008


30' x 24" Watercolor

Well I am cheating a bit today, this painting was done awhile ago but thought I would post it. It is one of my favorite paintings and the first dog painting I ever did.

This painting is not available for sale but a giclee is available.


Sunday, March 16, 2008

Bernese Mountain Dog In Snow

5.5" x 4.5" x 1 Wood Block Painting SOLD

Beautiful gentle dogs. This is a Bernese Mountain dog, I love the head and faces of these dogs, they have a teddy bear type quality about them.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Basset Hound In Contemplation

5.5" x 5" x 1" Wood Block Painting SOLD
This is Frank, a wonderful example of a Basset Hound. They are loving and gentle dogs. Despite his worried looks he is a very happy go lucky dog.
Click on the title of this post to see a video of some very cute hounds.
Please feel free to comment so I don't think I am talking to myself in cyberspace!

Monday, March 10, 2008

Aussie Cattle Dog Pup

5" x5" x 1" Wood Block Painting

As the name suggests this dog originated in Australia and was bred to herd cattle. It is truly an energetic and hard working dog . This is a painting of a young Aussie pup and he obviously not out on the range.

Click on title above to see a video of a very young Aussie pup.


Thursday, March 6, 2008

Beagle Blues

5.5" x 4.5" x 1"
Miss a day or two painting my dogs. I was working on a couple of other paintings, landscapes. Anyway, decided to do another beagle, I really liked the coloring on this dog and also thought the composition would be fun.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Bichon In Hoodie

5" x 5.5" x 1" Wood Block Painting

This is a painting of a Bichon, he looks pretty cute in his sweats.

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Weimaraner Looking UP

5.5" x 5" x 1" Wood Block Paint
This is a painting of a Weimaraner. They are beautiful. intelligent dogs. My first dog was a Weimaraner, Gretchen. I got her for my 13th birthday. They have blue eyes as puppies. They are sometimes called the Grey Ghost.
Click on the Title for this post to see a video of a Weimaraner

Friday, February 29, 2008

Chahuahua with Beach Ball

5" x 4.5" x 1" Wood Block Painting

This is a chahuahua I came across awhile ago and have always wanted to paint her. She looks like a very smart dog. Click on this post's title to see a chahuahua video.


Thursday, February 28, 2008

Labrador In Its Natural Habitat - Wood Block Painting

5" x 4.5" x 1" Wood Block Painting
I decided to paint this guy in his natural habitat , the couch. I think he is dreaming of his other best place to be - the water.
I also have added a couple of movies clips of Rose, Daisy and Buddy on vacation several years ago.