You’ll find both art and photography posts in my blog, as well as some personal or miscellaneous stuff that doesn’t fall into either category. Some of these blogs go back several years but I’m keeping them around because someone might find them interesting.
New Surreal Painting – Religion is Born
The stone sphere in this painting represents the Ancient… the Universe. It is worn and weathered, and covered with cracks to show just how old it really is. Embedded in the sphere is a triangle, point down, which is representative of spirit entering the material...
In the Beginning
This painting speaks to the mystery that initiated the creation of our world, our universe… and it has a new home!
There’s a lot going on in this painting – there are textures upon textures and colors merging into other colors. That’s what our world is like – a complex ecosystem with many layers and it’s even more true in an environment like the Amazon rainforest.
Requiem for Pygmalion
For those of you who are up on ancient Greek mythology, you might be familiar with the story of Pygmalion and Galatea. This is my take on what happens next.
Yes, this painting was influenced by Neapolitan ice cream, more specifically, after watching some kids delightfully eating, slurping and laughing over their bowls of yummy summer treats all while barely sitting down at their booth. Their energy was almost palpable and...
Eve Had the Right Idea
"Eve Had The Right Idea" is an acrylic on canvas painting completed in 2022. The 18x24 canvas was gessoed with tissue paper to make it very textured prior to building up several layers of colorful acrylic paint. How the apple fits into the "Eve" myth is obvious. But...
Black & White Flowers
Every now and then I do a series of flowers in black and white. We always think COLOR when it comes to flowers, but black & white gives them a different dimension, with the plant's delightful texture and shape becoming more prominent. It's a chance to look at...
Good-bye Bella ❤️️
My darling Bella left me for the Raindbow Bridge on August 1, 2018 Bella was a sweet little Papillion mix. She was only a little over 20 pounds but you would have never known it - she filled a room up when she entered! She was a dainty little thing with a load of...
Painting a Colorful Abstract Mural
This mural is a colorful abstract done on a light blue bedroom wall. It measures 9 x 10 feet and took about 11 hours from start to finish, including the time spent designing it in Photoshop. Here's the finished product: Below is the "before" picture (big difference,...