Manhattanhenge Watercolor Painting

Manhattanhenge prints for sale

Twice a year, in New York City, the setting sun aligns with the east-west streets of Manhattan, illuminating the urban canyons in dramatic shades of orange, red and yellow. This phenomenon is known as Manhattanhenge. It’s become quite the urban event, with professional and amateur photographers lining up in advance to snag the perfect vantage […]

Digital Painting of Central Park in Spring

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The excitement of springtime in New York City continues to inspire me to paint.  The bursts of colors against the monochromatic grays of the city make me feel lighter.  This digital painting of Central Park, with a view of skyscrapers on the horizon, was made on my iPad using the Procreate app.  Framed and canvas prints […]

Sketchbook: Purple Tulips

Watercolor Tulip Pattern Sketch

A quick watercolor pattern sketch of deep purple tulips against a pale yellow background.

Signs of Spring: New Forsythia and Magnolia Prints

Forsythia in Central Park Watercolor Painting - Canvas Art Prints

It’s impossible not to feel optimistic at the first spring blossoms, particularly after this year’s bone-chilling winter here in New York. Here are a couple of new watercolor prints of forsythia and magnolia blossoms, inspired by photographs I made in Central Park.  I often paint from my photographs.  As you can see in these examples, photographs are just a […]

2014 Art Calendars + Holiday Shipping Deadlines

2014 fashion calendar

Like so many people these days, my day-to-day calendar is electronic – but I haven’t given up on paper.  I still enjoy keeping an annual wall calendar by my desk. Visualizing the year at a glance helps me keep things in perspective.  If the calendar is beautiful…so much the better. With this in mind, I’ve […]

End of the Summer Cape Cod Beach Paintings

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Savoring the end of summer with three new watercolor beach paintings from my recent travels to Cape Cod. These paintings are for sale as framed & canvas giclee prints in my print shop.

Paris Paintings in Black and White

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From time to time, I like to take a break from color and paint with a monochromatic palette. This self-imposed limitation forces me to focus exclusively on light and shadow.  Here are a couple of new Paris paintings in black and white – classic Parisian scenes of the Eiffel Tower and a bridge on the […]

Fashion Painting Inspired by Spring Flowers

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With spring blossoms in full force, I was inspired to make this watercolor fashion painting with a background pattern of poppies. I painted the figure and the floral background on separate sheets of paper, then combined them in Photoshop. This painting is for sale as framed or canvas prints in my shop.

The Red Shoe

shoe paintings for sale

I painted this red evening shoe several times before coming up with just the right shade of green to enhance the vintage feel of the design. This is one of a series of watercolor shoe paintings for sale in my print shop.

Black Evening Shoe with Feather

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I love the dramatic swoop of the feather on these black evening shoes.  In this watercolor painting I chose a dark purple background to enhance the sense of drama.  Custom framed and canvas prints of this painting as well as other shoe art prints are available in my print shop.

Shoes with Red Hearts

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A watercolor painting of a pair of shoes decorated with bright red hearts.  Custom prints of this painting are available in my print shop.  The prints would be perfect for a romantic gift  - for Valentine’s Day or wedding art gifts.

Black T Strap Shoes

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A watercolor painting of a pair of vintage-inspired pair of black t-strap shoes in shades of black and pale blue.

Summer Flip Flop Sandals with Flowers

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This sunny watercolor of a pair of  flip flop sandals makes me dream of summer days.

The Little Blue Dress – Back and Front

blue paintings for sale

Light has always been one of my obsessions, as a photographer and a painter.  This pair of watercolor paintings of a woman wearing a dark blue halter dress are illuminated by moody, film noir-style light.  

Woman in Pink & Black Lingere

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This lush, sexy, feminine watercolor painting features the back view of a woman wearing pink and black lingere against a diaphanous pink watercolor background.

Festive Red Ruffles – iPad Illustration

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A fun, festive image of a woman in a red ruffled skirt and feather hair ornament – painted digitally with the ArtRage app on my iPad.  Available to license or as fashion illustration prints for sale.

New Watercolor Shopping Illustrations

I recently added these whimsical watercolor images of fashionable shoppers to my stock image archive.  The images can be licensed as jpegs or as Photoshop files with the figures on a separate layer.

Ipad Fashion – Raf Simons for Christian Dior

Inspired by Raf Simons’ first collection for Christian Dior Couture Fall 2012, these new fashion illustrations were made on my iPad using the ArtRage app.

Men’s Fashion Illustrations – Mostly Black and White

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A couple of new watercolor paintings of the male fashion figure in a monochromatic palette.

Spring Shoes in Colors and Patterns

shoe art painting

This watercolor shoe illustration was inspired by the happy colors and nature-inspired patterns of this season’s spring shoes. It was also an experiment in Photoshop – I scanned four original watercolor paintings and combined them into one panoramic image.