Category Archives: Children’s books

The Shepherd and the Sea

We’re finally having a wet winter here in California. It was on a recent stormy day that this painting for, “The Shepherd and the Sea” was made. There was a young shepherd tending his flock of sheep along the seashore. He began … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

The Seaside Travelers.                                                                            … Continue reading

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Garden party!

Our wee Schnauzer with his pals, enjoying Summer.

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Happy Ground Hog Day!

Hello from Punxsutawney Phil’s second cousin Pegleg, wishing you all a Happy Day!

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“flying” Squirrels

Aloft in their hot-air balloons the Squirrels float high above.

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Daisy and Mr. Derby

Here’s a sketch of two new characters from a story I’m working on. It’s working title is”Along Elfin Shores” and is set in the southern California landscape along Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach, Solana Beach and of course Balboa Park.

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on this beautiful evening

It’s the melody played, the story painted or told that I long for. As a sanctuary from the external chaos and din of life’s meaner side, into the beautiful and peaceful arms of one’s creative muse. So I celebrate the person of Peace, … Continue reading

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