Painting Tips and Latest Work

Fort Lauderdale Beach Terramar

Latest original painting is Fort Lauderdale Beach at Terramar Street. I’m quite fascinated by these beach entrance walls and columns all along the beach on A1A. The pigeons happened to be hanging out on this day when I was sketching. I went back to my studio and... read more

After the Rain Shower

Landscape Painting After the Rain Shower Pen & Ink with Watercolor 11 x 9 inches About the Painting After the Rain Shower is a new original painting of palm trees, sandy beach, and a bicycle that has been ridden to the beach after a rain shower. There is a large... read more

Ocean Wave 12

Latest ocean wave oil painting for sale has been sold. This oil has a nice mood with the breaking wave and foam trails. The painting wraps around the edge so no frame is needed. This is a standard stretched canvas and I painted the ocean around the edges to the side... read more

Ft Lauderdale Beach 2

Latest original oil painting is a beach scene with flowers. The “Fort Lauderdale Beach 2” is a 4 x 4 on a raised wood panel. The painting wraps around the edges on all 4 sides. This artwork is ready to hand on your wall, no frame is needed.   This... read more

Ocean View Sand Dune II

Landscape Oil Painting Ocean View Sand Dune II Oil on raised wood panel 4 x 4 inches About the Painting Original art features ocean waves with sand dunes with the painting wrapping around the edge so no frame is needed. This artwork can be hung next to Ocean View Sand... read more

Ocean View Sand Dune

Oil painting auction going on now! Bid on this original ocean waves and sand dunes oil painting. The best part is I am offering free shipping on this sale. So check it out by clicking on the button below to bid. This “Ocean View Sand Dune” is a new... read more

Ft Lauderdale Beach Park

Curvy white walls and columns are all along the entrances to Ft Lauderdale Beach and I love the shadows on these white structures. Some of the entrances have a name of the nearest street on the big white column and others are plain. This painting features an entrance... read more

Front Porch Flowers

The bright sunlight on one end of the bench and flower window box is what I wanted to paint. The flowers were so bright against the white bench they just popped! The dark shadows helped to accentuate the sunlit areas. This traditional wood porch was beautiful and I... read more

Red Barn Oil Painting

  I rode my bicycle to draw this red barn sketch that I painted in oil back in my studio. This is a favorite place of mine that never seems to change much. This former Connecticut dairy farm was run by the Newton brothers and is now owned by a daughter. She no... read more

Watch Hill Porch

Watch Hill Rhode Island is a beautiful seaside town with traditional houses and porches. Many properties have hydrangea bushes, window boxes and hanging flowers. The oil painting shown above is a one of those porches and a window box with flowers. Surrounding the... read more


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P.J. Cook demonstrating at a gallery opening.

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"Spending most of my time at the shore, I seek to capture the beauty and serenity found along the New England coast and the birds and beaches of Southeastern Florida."

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