Little oil studies-

Is the spring coming?" he said. "What is it like?"...
"It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine...”
Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

Three oil studies completed in early March in the floorboard of my auto; please excuse the one visually elongated from the camera's vantage point in response to the painting's propped up and angled position.  These studies are all dramatically different in style, I enjoyed the challenge of all three.  The two small ones are available through
Markay Gallery 


As luck would have it ~

“My good opinion once lost is lost forever.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Concept work from December.