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Monday, September 03, 2018

Courage and Wisdom Caught Me Napping


Title: Courage and Wisdom Caught Me Napping
Medium: Acrylic on panel
Size: 5x7 inches
Genre: Magic Realism

This is an allegory about how it's easier to remain comfortably asleep instead of waking to face the challenges that courage and wisdom have to offer. It's a study for a larger painting.




Monday, July 30, 2018

Coded Message from Famous Artist


"Coded Message from Famous Artist"
5x7 inches, acrylic on panel

The figure is done from a live model. The background is an encrypted quote from a famous artist, with a red herring or two thrown in to make it a little harder to decipher. The code itself should be easy a good cryptologist to decipher. Feel free to try!

I've always loved secret codes. I used to make them up when I was a kid. Many years later as an adult I found out that my Dad was a code breaker in World War II. I guess it must have been in the air.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Sleeping Mermaid



Title: "Sleeping Mermaid"
Medium: Acrylic on panel
Size: 8x8 inches
Genre: Fantasy

Done from a live model at an art group session, and her dress just said "Mermaid!" to me, so I went with it.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Loch and Key


Title: Loch and Key
Size: 9x12 inches
Medium: Acrylic on panel
Genre: Fantasy

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A Mermaid with the key to the Loch. Her fishy friends are floating hearby.

Watermark is NOT on original painting, nor does it appear on prints or merchandise.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Fish Story


Title: "Fish Story"
Genre: Animals, Fantasy
Size: 5x7 inches
Medium: Acrylic on panel

The big fish is splaining something to the little fish. The octopus has heard it all before.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Hog Heaven



Title: "Hog Heaven"
Size: 5x7 inches
Medium: Acrylic on panel
Genre: Fantasy, animals

A fantasy involving a couple piggies.

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Terlingua Ruins


Title: "Terlingua Ruins" 
Genre: Landscape
Medium: Acrylic on panel
Size: 5x7 inches

Terlingua was originally an old mining town in west Texas, near the Big Bend. If you go there, you'll see that the ghost town ruins are mingled in with modern buildings and residences.