Sunday, January 31, 2016

LAS NUBES DE TRUCHAS - 12"x48" Original Oil

LAS NUBES DE TRUCHAS (The Clouds of Truchas, New Mexico) - 12"x48" Original Oil on Belgian Linen - available.  Preview/Purchase.

Friday, January 29, 2016

LISTENING TO MOUNTAINS - Fine Art Prints, Greeting Cards, Gifts.

LISTENING TO MOUNTAINS (Taos, New Mexico) - From an original painting - fine art prints (framed or unframed), greeting cards, great gifts now available at Fine Art America.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

NOCHECITA DE TRUCHAS - New 16"x20" Original Oil, framed

Studio No. 216 - NOCHECITA DE TRUCHAS - 16"x20" Original Oil on Belgian Linen, framed in gold with linen liner  - Sold.

Monday, January 25, 2016

NOCHECITA DE TRUCHAS - 16"X20" WORK IN PROGRESS (Underpainting/glazing)

Step #1 - Studio No. 216 - NOCHECITA DE TRUCHAS - 16"X20" Work in Progress.  Using MG Fast Drying Underpainting White mixed with basic colors and thinned with turpentine.  Color Notes:  Sky: Cerulean Blue.  Mountains:  Prussian Blue, Burnt Sienna (mix these two colors together for an intense dark green) chrome oxide green opaque, Yellow Ochre.  Bottom half of painting:  various mixtures of the colors above.

Step #2 - For atmosphere - after the underpainting is thoroughly dry, I have used oil painting medium to mix Transparent Gold Ochre and Thalo Rose Red to a thin transparency - will let dry overnight before going in with more glazing.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

HEAVENLY SHADES OF NIGHT - New 8"x16" Original Oil - Sold

HEAVENLY SHADES OF NIGHT (Rio Grande at Pilar, New Mexico) - New 8"x16" Original Oil on Canvas-Sold

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

ACEQUIA - NEW 16"X8" Original Oil

ACEQUIA (Mother Ditch - Northern New Mexico - New 16"x8" Original Oil on Canvas - Preview/Purchase.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

FIRST SNOW (Hyde Park, Santa Fe, New Mexico) - New 6"x8" Original Oil - Sold

 FIRST SNOW (Hyde Park - Santa Fe, New Mexico) New 6"x8" Original Oil on Linen Panel - Sold

Friday, January 08, 2016

TAOS AFTERNOON SHADOWS - Prints, greeting cards, gift items

TAOS AFTERNOON SHADOWS - Fine art prints (framed and unframed), greeting cards and great gift items now available at Fine Art America.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

TEJADOS DE CORDOVA - New 22"x28" Original Oil

The First Painting of the New Year!!! TEJADOS DE CORDOVA (Rooftops of Cordova) - 22"x28" Original Oil on Belgian Line, unframed - $1500. Completed 1/7/16.  Preview/Purchase.

MY TAOS WILDFLOWERS - prints, greeting cards, gift items

Just something to brighten your day - MY TAOS WILDFLOWERS (Taos, New Mexico) - from an original Donna Clair oil painting - now available as prints in all sizes (framed and unframed), greeting cards and great gift items now available at Fine Art America.

Monday, January 04, 2016


4 January 2016 - ANOTHER NEW BEGINNING - New palette -- and the first painting of the New Year to be completed sometime this week. Resolving to read and study this year - open my mind to new possibilities - new colors - even perhaps some new places! Many, many blank canvases - an empty-handed leap into the Great Unknown.