Palette Creatures Released!

New palette creatures are now swimming in an alternate setting.   For those not familiar, palette creatures are colorful shapes that actually show up on my watercolor palette after a watercolor painting session.  When I spot them, I take a photo and play with them in Photoshop.  Some creatures require more attention than others.  This …

Blood and Vapor:Threads

Watercolor, Oil Paint and Thread on Watercolor Paper I’ve packed this little painting with symbolism.  Another very personal piece. *A new series, “Blood And Vapor”.:   Who lingers within you?   Have you ever felt an ancestral presence?  The inescapable tie of family:hundreds of individuals, yesterday and today, here and gone.  A powerful resonance or …

Blood and Vapor:Genesis

I’ve come to the conclusion that I need to play out the more obvious notions “haunting” this project to hopefully make way for more comprehensive pieces. While only addressing one aspect of my premise, this piece strikes a personal cord for me. I’ll be posting two more “Blood and Vapor” visual investigations this week. *A …

Blood and Vapor Series

Watercolor and Pastel 11″x14″* *A new series, “Blood And Vapor”.:   Who lingers within you?   Have you ever felt an ancestral presence?  The inescapable tie of family:hundreds of individuals, yesterday and today, here and gone.  A powerful resonance or inconspicuous vapor?

Watercolor Wednesday

Tighter than my usual watercolor sketches, this one is a little too predictable for my taste.  Because I’m literally sketching with the paint, following no pencil guides, I became preoccupied with the horse’s anatomy.  She lives not too far from me, so I also struggled a bit to portray her as I have glimpsed her, …