artist of light and shadow

Charleston

Charleston Marsh

Charleston Marsh Click here for a larger image. The low country marsh is home to a whole ecosystem of plants and animals. For me though it’s a whole ecosystem of ever changing color. Click here if you interested in this painting.

Click here for a larger image. The golden hour is always the most interesting time of day. There is nowhere more interesting than Charleston Battery. I wanted to try to recreate it. Click here if you are interested in this painting

Click here for a larger image. Charleston is my favorite city Its a walkable city and one if the nicest spots is there at the tip of Charleston. It’s the battery. This is where the cannons were fired on Fort Sumter that started the Civil War. The history and the beatiful scenery make it one of the nicest spots in Charleston. If you can’t visit I thought maybe you could virtually with this painting. Click here if you are interested in this painting.

Click here for a larger image.  Charleston is one of my favorite cities in the world. I love the history, the palmetto trees, the food, the shadows and the charm. I tried to capture that in “Rainbow Shadows: Click here if you are interested in this painting.

Click here if you would like to see a larger image.  If you ever visit the low country of SC one of the things you fall in love with is the live oaks. Many of them are 100’s of years old and have multiple brances going every which way with Spanish Moss draping down. If you combine this with sun coming through it creates a myraid of highlights and shadows. Its pretty spectacular. I hoped to catch that here in “Live Oak”  Click here if you are interested in this painting.

Cooper River Bridge

Palmetto Bridge This is the new Waterfront Park on the Mt Pleasant side of the Cooper River Bridge. When I saw it I had to paint it. If you are interested in this painting click here.

Harbour Towns

Harbour Town Shadows Click here for a larger image. Harbour Town in Hilton Head SC in is beautiful place. IF you go there have a seat in some of the rocking chairs there and look out unto the harbour and the lighthouse. If you can’t go buy my painting 🙂 Seriously though if you are interested in this painting click here.

Ravenel Bridge

Cooper River Bridge The Arthur Ravenel or Cooper River bridge is the beautiful new bridge that connects Charleston SC with Mt Pleasant SC. I have walked, ran, biked and driven over this bridge many times. It is a magnificent bridge and is celebrated each Spring with The Cooper River Bridge Run. If you are interested in this painting click here.

Waterfront Park Charleston SC

Waterfront Park Charleston SC Charleston SC is a beautiful city full of history and appeal. It’s also full of beautiful lights and shadows and you can see it all on display at Waterfront Park. On Summer Days you’ll find kids and adults playing in the fountain. If you are interested in a print or a canvas click here.

Charleston Walkway

Charleston Walkway Click here for a larger image. Obviously Charleston SC is a beautiful city. Nowhere can this be seen better than along the walkway along Waterfront Park. IF you can’t be there in person then maybe you can in this painting. If you are interested in this painting click here.

St Michael's Church Charleston SC

St Michael’s Church Charleston SC St Michael’s is one of the most famous and oldest churches in Charleston SC. The worship roles here are a who’s who in American History. If you are interested in this painting click here.

Sisters at the Beach

Sisters at the Beach We have been going to Hilton Head with our extended family for years. If you have kids and have many good memories from the beach this painting look like a familiar scene to you. If you are interested in a print or a canvas click here.

The Low Country Marsh

The Low Country Marsh If you have never been to the low country in SC put it on your bucket list today. One of the most beautiful parts of the low country is the marsh. The marsh is almost like another planet. It’s regulated by the tide. The tide goes in and out and the whole ecosystem adjust. There is water, grass, and lots of sky and reflections. If your interested in low country marsh click her.

Pier at Sunrise

Pier at Sunrise i grew up going to the beach. One of the best parts on NC and SC beaches are the piers. The second best part are the sunrise and sunsets. I thought I’d paint a combination of the too. Click here if you are interested in this painting.

Beaufort Sunrise

Beaufort Sunrise Click here for larger image. If you have ever read a book by Pat Conroy you know this place. Beaufort is beautiful especially at sunrise and sunset. Click here if you are interested in this painting.

Rainbow Row

Rainbow Row Rainbow Row is one of the most famous set of houses in the World. Its on Bay St in Charleston and has the name because the color of the houses. It is a favorite among tourists and artist. I am no different and I hope you enjoy. If you are interested in this painting click here.

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