Monday, December 31, 2007

Was a Great Year - 2007

Happy New Year!
I hope everyone will have a wonderful 2008 full of love, luck, health and wealth.

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Cortona Tuscany

Santa Maria del Calcinaio in Cortona, Italy.
Oil on Gessoed Board, 5 x 7 inches.
Available, please inquire.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

White Poinsettias

"White Poinsettia" 5 x 5 inches on gessoed board.

I finished painting this one last week but it's taking forever to dry.

Poinsettias are fun to paint and so appropriate for December.


Wednesday, December 19, 2007

A Try at Abstract

A small abstract, 6" x 6" on stretched canvas - sides are painted.
I call it "Tempest" because it looks like a stormy sea.
Available on Ebay.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Another Day

"Another Day" 5" x 7", Oil on gessoed board
Available on Ebay.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Gerber Daisy

A painting of "Gerber Daisy". 5 x 5 inches, Oil on Board
Palette knife painting.

And a second painting titled "Gerber Trio". Also 5 x 5 inches, Oil on Board.

Gerber Trio is SOLD

Saturday, December 8, 2007

Under the Tuscan Sun - Cortona

"Santa Maria Nuova" 5" x5", Oil on Board

This is a painting of the church of Santa Maria Nuova of Cortona, Italy, a town made famous by the novel "Under the Tuscan Sun".

I loved painting these small Tuscan scenery paintings. If you like it as much as I do, it is available on Ebay.

Click here to bid.

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Tuscan Paintings

San Biagio, 5" x 7", Oil on Board. Part of a series of paintings I've done inspired by Southern Tuscany. This one is a painting of the Temple of San Biagio located just below the town of Montepulciano.

The small chapel of Vitaleta is near Val D'Orcia in Southern Tuscany.
Vitaleta, 5" x 5", Oil on Board

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Another view of Cortona, Italy

Santa Maria Nuova

Church of Cortona, Italy.

5x5" Oil on gessoed board.

I'll be placing this on Ebay soon. Please watch for it.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Art Show and Sale At Sandella's

November 30, 2007

A BIG "Thank you" to everyone who came to the Art Show and Sale on Friday.

Sunday, November 18, 2007

As I Remember

"As I Remember" is a painting of a crooked, dilapidated fence. I gave the painting this title because it just seemed like it belonged to something I might remember from the past.
6 x 6 inches, Oil on Board
Avaliable on Ebay

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Pretty In Pink

"Pretty In Pink" 5 x 5 inches, Oil on gessoed board, palette knife painting.

Available on Ebay. SOLD

"Pretty in Pink 2" Oil on gessoed board, 5 x 5 inches,
Palette knife painting
Available on Ebay.

Villa Massaini

"Villa Massaini" is a picturesque villa along the road from Val D'Orcia to Montepulciano in Southern Tuscany.

Oil on Boad 5 x 5 inches.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Tuscan Door

The actual door was a brilliant jewel toned green set in a wall of warm yellow stone.
Oil on Gessoed board 5 x 5 inches. Available on Ebay.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Door in Bologna

A door I saw in Bologna. 5 x 5 inches on gessoed board.
Available on Ebay.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Montepulciano Tuscany

The serene church of San Biagio sits in the shadow of Montepulciano, Tuscany.

Oil on Board 7" x 5"

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Cortona - Under the Tuscan Sun

Santa Maria Nuova Cathedral in Tuscan town of Cortona made famous by Frances Mayes' book "Under the Tuscan Sun"
7" x 5", Oil on Board

Holiday Art Show and Sale

Holiday Art Show and Sale

6pm to 8pm November 30, Friday

Sandella's Cafe, Southlake, next to the Post Office in Town Center

Original Artwork by Artists, Judy Mackey and Nancy Medina

Join us for an evening of art, music, refreshments, wine and shopping. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Metroport Humane Society of Roanoke, TX and DFW Pug Rescue, Inc.

Thursday, November 8, 2007


"Stay" 5.5" x 5.5" Oil on gessoed masonite.
Available on Ebay.

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Winter Flowers

"Silverbells", a painting of a white pointsettia. 5" x 5" oil on gessoed masonite board with palette knife.
Available on Ebay.

Friday, November 2, 2007

Sunspot - A Sunflower painting

"Sunspot" is a painting of a sunflower. I like painting sunflowers because there are so many many different "looks" to the sunflower. This one is another small one - 5 inches square - on stretched canvas.
Available on Ebay.


Freesias - 5" x 7" oil on gessoed masonite.
Available on Ebay.

Monday, October 29, 2007


Friends is a 6" x 6" original oil on gessoed masonite.
Last weekend I went with friends to a winery in East Texas to enjoy a glass and some tapas.
Available on Ebay.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

The Clearing

The Clearing 5.5" x 5.5" oil on gessoed masonite board, palette knife painting.
The clearing is a painting of a small Italian home near Pescasserolli in the Abruzzi Region.
Available for bidding on Ebay.

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Italian Door

Italian Door is a small 5" x 5" oil painting on stretched canvas. Painted with brush and palette. I love doors. Who know where one might lead to, open onto, invite? There were so many arched doorways in Italy with flower pots flanking the openings - this one is from a photo I took in Monticchiello in Southern Tuscany, Italy.
It is available on Ebay. Click here to bid.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007


Enclosed - 5.5" x 5.5" palette knife oil painting on gessoed masonite board.
Available on Ebay.

Sunday, October 21, 2007


"Consolation" is a 6" x 6" oil painted on gessoed masonite.
Available on Ebay.

Friday, October 19, 2007

To See You Again

"To See You Again" is a nude female figure painting. On this nude painting, I painted only with the brush and did not use the palette knife at all. I used loose brush strokes to achieve a minimal impressionistic realism.
It is 5.5" x 5.5" on gessoed masonite board and will be available on Ebay.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Eventide - Red Rowboat

This is a small painting which I've re-done. I didn't like the way the first one turned out so I worked on it some more. I wanted to keep the colors subdued and soft. I hope I've captured the "quietness" of a lone rowboat that is just waiting. It's 5" x 5" on stretched canvas. Available on Ebay.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Solitude - A Sailboat Painting

Solitude is a small 6" x 6" painting of a solitary sailboat in a fog. Somewhat abstract. I had done several similar paintings of this subject matter in larger sizes and I wanted to try yet another. I love the monotone colors. Very quiet.
Painted on gessoed masonite.
Thanks for looking!

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Blue Shutters and Roses

I love the vivid colors on the doors and shutters of houses I've seen in Europe. This vivid cobalt blue shutter was peeking through thick ivy. This is a small 5" x 5" oil painting on masonite board. If you like it, it is available on Ebay.

Friday, October 12, 2007

Sunflower Painitng

"Sunshine" is a sunflower painting. 6" x 6" on stretched canvas.

If you like it, it is available on Ebay.


Thursday, October 11, 2007

Cat and Window

"Cat and Window" - Painting of a siamese cat at a window 7" x 5" oil on gessoed masonite board.

Available through Ebay. Click here to place bid.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Fort Worth Stockyards

Friends from Italy are visiting and staying with us. We took them to see local sights at the Fort Worth Stockyards.

There's a lot to see and it gives that Old West flavor.

Here are a few photos from the day: Magnificent Horns on a Longhorn, a cowboy on a horse and a Harley rider...

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Thinking of You

"Thinking of You" is a small
5" x 5" painting on stretched canvas.
Somewhat abstract, minimal realism.
It is for sale through Ebay.
If you would like this painting for your art collection, please click here to place a bid.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007


I've titled this painting "Twigs" but it's a little abstract.
5" x 5" on stretched canvas.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Sunflowers and Tulips

Three Sunflowers. 6" x 6", Oil on stretched canvas on the left and

White Tulips. 6" x 6", Oil on stretched canvas on the right.


Both paintings are painted with the palette knife, impasto. I'll be offering them on Ebay in a few days when the paint starts to dry.

Friday, September 28, 2007

Painting With Friends

Got together with Suci at Barbara's house to paint. Bella, to the left, supervised. That's Barbara, mixing colors.

We were all painting small art but Suci, on the right is painting a landscape on nine canvases at once.