ORIGINAL PEN & INK DRAWINGS DONE FREE HAND ON SEA CHARTS

CAPTURING THE SPIRIT OF SAILING SHIPS SINCE 1968.

I am self-taught, I’ve been drawing ships on charts since 1968 and I’ve developed my own pen & ink style, layering thousands of loose and tight pen strokes. I use a technical drawing pen with a point diameter of thirteen thousandths of an inch; slightly larger than a human hair. An average sized drawing will have more than 25,000 individual pen strokes.


I’ve studied the history, design and construction of sailing ships and sailed on many working ships; all of my drawings are done free hand; their proportions are calculated in my head based on my understanding of ships – an understanding that can’t be taught; only learned.


All of the drawings are based on actual ships; I find their stories hidden away in libraries, archives and museums. After nearly 5 decades of research; I have hundreds of untold stories that make my drawings one of a kind.

COMMISSION WORK

IF YOU HAVE A SPECIFIC SHIP OR SHIPWRECK IN MIND OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE ME TO FIND AN INTERESTING STORY TO PLACE ON A CHART - CONTACT ME. I ALSO DO MODERN NAVAL AND COMMERCIAL SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT.


Please Join Me At My Next Art Show

Schedule 2017

JAN 7-8.     NEW YEAR’S ART FESTIVAL (view)     BOOTH 15      NAPLES, FL (map)



JAN 14-15     BEAUX ART FESTIVAL (view)     BOOTH 8-9      MIAMI, FL (map)



JAN 27-29     IMAGES (view)     BOOTH 19      NEW SYMRNA, FL (map)



FEB 18-20     COCONUT GROVE (view)     BOOTH 945     MIAMI, FL (map)



MAR 4-5     GASPARILLA ART FESTIVAL(view)     CONFIRMRD     TAMPA, FL (map)



MAR 17-19     SIDEWALK ART SHOW (view)     BOOTH 212     WINTER PARK, FL (map)



APR 15-16     CHAIN OF PARKS (view)     BOOOTH 109     TALLAHASSEE, (map)



APR 22-23     MAINSAIL ART SHOW (view)     BOOTHS 400-401.     ST. PETERSBURG, FL (map)



MAY 13-14     MAYFAIRE (view)     BOOTH 121     LAKELAND, FL (map)



JUNE 15-18     BROADWALK (view)     BOOTH 2119-2120     VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (map)



JULY 1-3     CHERRY CREEK ART SHOW (view)     CONFIRMED      DENVER, CO (map)



SEP 2-4     ART IN THE PARK (view)     PENDING JURY RESULTS     MARIETTA, GA (map)



SEP 29-OCT 1     NEPTUNE FESTIVAL(view)     PENDING JURY RESULTS     VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (map)



OCT 14-15     AUTUMN ART FESTIVAL(view)     PENDING JURY RESULTS     WINTER PARK, FL (map)



OCT 21-22     KENTUCK ART FESTIVAL(view)     PENDING JURY RESULTS     NORTHPORT, AL(map)



NOV 3-5     GREAT GULF COAST ART FESTIVAL(view)     PENDING JURY RESULTS     PENSACOLA, FL (map)



NOV 25-26     FALL ART FESTIVAL(view)     PENDING JURY RESULTS     ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (map)



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