"The Brilliant Leaves" (a portrait of my longtime friend and neighbor, Felton Nease, who died at age 91 this past fall)

 

Not for Sale.  Pencils, oil pencil, and watercolor. 2010

 

"...Think where man's glory most begins and ends,/

And say my glory was I had such friends."

 

---Wm. Butler Yeats, "the Municipal Gallery Revisited", 1938