Author Archives: Dave

A prescription we can all live with . . .

This is an encouraging recognition of the therapeutic value of nature. Since October 5, 2018 doctors in Shetland, Scotland have been authorized to prescribe nature to their patients. It’s thought to be the first program of its kind in the U.K., and seeks to reduce blood pressure, anxiety, and increase happiness for those with diabetes, a mental illness, […]

Beautiful Beasts of South Africa

Antelopes of all Types and Sizes – My Favorite South African Mammals These paintings were all done using my digital photography as a reference. The Waterbuck shown here is one of the largest of the “antelope” type mammals in South Africa growing as large as 600 pounds. When mature their horns are pointed, curved and about 18 inches long. […]

Three Flamingos – This place is for the birds!

Three Flamingos Greeting everyone. It’s been awhile since I’ve sent out a post. I know you’ve missed me! I have been busy traveling, photographing and painting.  South Africa, Belgium and Portugal. I’ve been working on a series of animal and bird paintings.  I paint exclusively from my photographs so whatever you see something we actually experienced in the […]

“Taste of Augsta, MO” Gallery Party – Green Door Art Gallery

You are invited to “A Taste of Augusta”,  March 13, 5 to 9pm. 21 N. Gore, Webster Groves, MO Every year at the end of April over a hundred artists gather in Augusta Missouri for 10 days to paint the wineries, vineyards, farmland and county side. Our next gallery reception is celebrating the art […]