ORIGINAL PEN & INK DRAWINGS DONE FREE HAND ON SEA CHARTS

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS 1968 - 2018.

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.


Please Join Me At My Next Art Show

Schedule 2018

JAN      NEW YEAR’S ART FESTIVAL (view)     COMPLETE      NAPLES, FL



JAN 26-28     IMAGES      COMPLETE      NEW SYMRNA, FL



FEB 17-19     COCONUT GROVE      COMPLETE      MIAMI, FL (map)



FEB 24-25     NATIONAL ART FESTIVAL     COMPLETE     NAPLES, FL



MAR 16-18     SIDEWALK ART SHOW (view)     COMPLETE     WINTER PARK, FL (map)



Apr 7-8     WOODLANDS WATERWAY      COMPLETE     WOODLANDS, TX



APR 21-22     MAINSAIL ART SHOW (view)     BOOTH 400-401      ST. PETERSBURG, FL (map)



MAY 18-20     NORTH VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS      BOOTH 419      RESTON, VA



JUNE 14-17     BOARDWALK ART SHOW(view)     BOOTH 2620-21     VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (map)



JULY 6-8     CHERRY CREEK ART SHOW      CONFIRMED      DENVER, CO



SEP1-3     ART IN THE PARK      pending jury results     MARIETTA, GA



SEP 28-30     NEPTUNE FESTIVAL     pending jury results     Virginia Beach, VA



NOV 3-4      ART HARVEST     CONFIRMED      DUNEDIN, FL



NOV 24-25     FALL ART FESTIVAL     pending jury results     ST. AUGUSTINE, FL



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