Of course I love my trees. This was just a fun whimsical design-centered piece created for a Fantasy themed art show in Los Angeles.
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If the energy and spirit of flight could be captured in paint I doubt this painting gives it justice but I had to try. “Free Flying” aqua-oil 16×20″
inspired by photographs I took of abandoned places.
A couple of experiments with cutting through surface layers to reveal a hidden world beneath. from left: “Absent” mixed-media (SOLD), “Under Pressure” mixed-media (SOLD).
from left: “Paper Doll” graphite, ink and watercolor (SOLD). “Gender Roles for You and Me” mixed media (SOLD)
Faces often tell us more than words ever could. top row from left “Caustic” 16×20 oil (SOLD), “Sing it” 18×24 oil, “Shut Up He Explained” 18×24 oil, bottom row from left: “Limbo” 24×48 oil, “Toxic Red” 18×24 oil (SOLD).
And continuing to follow my latest trend of insect inspired designs, here is a mock-up of a T-shirt design featuring our friend the housefly derived from one of my pencil sketches. These T-shirts will eventually be on sale at ukastyle.com
As I browse through some of my artwork I find it interesting how certain characters tend to reappear. Enter the top-hatted circus man and the ponytailed girl. Who are these oddball characters and why do they keep cajoling me into their curious world? They are clearly in cahoots with one another. (1)”Molly’s Point” graphite drawing [...]
more abstract botanicals… Untitled, charcoal and watercolor
sometimes I just like to get lost in pattern, color and design…. (1)” Botanical Abstract 1″ 16×20″ aqua-oil (SOLD) (2)”Abstract Tree 1″ 18×24″ aqua-oil.
inspired by a dream I had… I am walking out of a forest to the edge of a lake that seems to blur in and out of focus. Before me is this strangely shaped tree with reptilian roots and branches teeming with large mangoes. Up on the tips of branches much too delicate to support [...]