Moonlight Sonata She listens beside the ocean for love songs of dead sailors, Spanish pirates, and Viking warriors. The soft moan of the sky cries across the stars. The moon shapeshifts to the faces of those she lost But she hungers for her prince. The castle just seems too big and her nights are no... Continue Reading →
Rabbit Hole (Or, We’re All Mad Here) When Alice was a little girl, She would run to the backyard elm, And hiding in its shadow, She would day dream til the dinner bell. There was a little hole at the Base of that old umbrella tree, Where she saw white rabbits sprinting In and out,... Continue Reading →
Artist Statement: Much like when I began my Ancient God & Contemporary Circumstances(2013) and Seven Social Sins(2010) bodies of work, this series hit me like a compulsion. I just kept painting. However, the similarities end there. Unlike those mixed media works that have an external focus on relevant contemporary social issues, this series as created intuitively with... Continue Reading →
I wanted to try intuitive painting again after my week five artist date, although, I didn't think I would get back into it again, so soon. As I mentioned in my earlier post, I recently purchased Flora Bowley's book, Brave Intuitive Painting. It's a beautiful book, I love her perspective on painting, and her concepts... Continue Reading →
I was inspired to create an altered book visual journal from the others I had seen by clever and creative types. My usual art journals have been 6 in x 6 in Canson spiral bound sketchbook. I liked the manageable size, because the pages were small, but not too small. Spiral bindings are ideal because... Continue Reading →
Like last year, I have decided to take part in the growing global artistic goodness that is The Sketchbook Project (2014). I did create a sketchbook contribution for 2013 (Lyrically Inclined), which is now currently on tour. I ordered my sketchbook much earlier this year, so I do have more time to work on the project. ... Continue Reading →
(Hades) Greek Mythology King of the underworld. He is a brother of Zeus and Poseidon, and abducted Persephone to be his wife.
(Zeus) Greek Mythology god of the sky and king of the gods. His brothers are Poseidon and Hades and his wife is Hera.
I recently completed this commissioned piece for a client who has been very supportive of my work throughout the last couple years. I was very excited about the challenge of this piece, but I was also a little nervous. She had sent me about sixteen VHS cases from old Shirley Temple movies. These held significant... Continue Reading →