The Legend of Saint Antonio & El Nino

The Legend of Saint Antonio & El Nino

I wanted to paint from a master painting.  I was searching around and I came up with Murillo’s “Saint Antonio of Gadua & El Nino”.  When I visited Seville last winter, I saw this painting and I got a postcard of the image.  Religious paintings...
Portugal Roundabouts

Portugal Roundabouts

In Portugal, there are some unique things you take notice.  How the homes sparkle with hand-painted tiles, the abundance of lemon and orange trees, and the popularity of pastelerias, or bakeries in English. But if you’re living in a small town such as Sao Joao...
Yellow Porto House

Yellow Porto House

Yellow Porto House was done from one of my trips to lovely Porto.  It’s a rustic, gritty and hilly (but never silly) old city that has a lot of charm and history.  One of my favorite things to do in Porto is just walking around and taking every sight, smell and...