Vain magazine

In January I was asked to be a contributor to Vain Magazine – an independent publication. I received my copy today which contains a short bio and 4 of my still life paintings. It’s more than a magazine. I was surprised to open the envelope and find a 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft […]

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family artists

We all have times in our lives when we wonder why we develop certain passions. These are two people who I’ve heard stories about and identified with the most even though they died many years before I was born. I never believed that being able to draw well is the result of […]

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fight SOPA

5″ by 7″ daily painting, acrylic on clayboard framed in black $100 with free shipping in the continental US (please email me -rh@riahills.com- for international shipping costs) BUY NOW This was my version of week 9’s challenge at Different Strokes from Different Folks. In solidarity with  Wikipedia and others of the 24 […]

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Gift Certificates

I’m working on a marble painting and I also received another drawing from Gary for our Play on Words blog. Stay tuned for new paintings this weekend! I created these Gift Certificates for those special friends on your holiday gift list. They make a great gift and you can print them out […]

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origami elephant

Normally I don’t post unfinished work but it’s been such a long time since I last posted a pastel I thought I’d give you a sneak preview.The reference for this is an origami elephant my daughter made for my youngest son as a christmas present. She gave him an old cigar box […]

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