Paint on plastered wall 16' x 60'. I designed this mural and painted it with two other artists in Los Angeles in 1974. Matter Energy Space and Time (MEST) juxtaposes the tree of life diagram from the cabala over the cave of the Cro-Magnon man using the planets of our solar system as sephiroths. On the right panel the child of the new age crawls out between classic Greek columns with mother earth laying in the hills as flying saucers launch from the primordial ooze. Yeah, the '70s in L. A. were full of supernatural magic and abstract thinking.
Ink and acrylic on canvas mounted to panel 36" x 24" (framed). Nothing like a day at the races in Kentucky. Here Jockey wearing #2 leaves the paddock through the tunnel for the track.
Ink and acrylic on canvas mounted to panel 24" x 36" (framed). A couple of good pals, Jack Russell terriers Ned and Charlie, mascots of good friends on a thoroughbred farm outside Paris, Kentucky.
Ink and oil pastels on canvas mounted to panel 24" x 30". Fairchild Gardens in the Matheson Hammock area of Miami, Florida, contains many wonderful walkways through the lush tropical fauna.
Ink and oil crayon on heavy 100% cotton rag paper 30" x 20". A charming park of cozy guest cottages was our home for a few days among the pines and cedars in northern California.
Ink and oil crayon on heavy 100% cotton rag paper 20" x 30". many picturesque views and colorful local colorful markets in the U. S. Virgin Islands .
Ink and oil pastels on heavy 100% cotton rag paper canvas 24" x 30". As seen from the shores of Lake Tahoe, Fannette Island sits in Emerald Bay, on the California side of the lake. Through the years it has had many names including Coquette, Baranoff, Dead Man's, Hermit's, and Emerald Isle.
Mixed media on Masonite panel 36" x 24". A whimsical piece reminiscent of the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch whose museum I visited in Oslo.
Ink and oil pastels on heavy 100% cotton rag paper canvas 24" x 36". Life forms sometimes remind you of other life forms. This variation of the Paphiopedilum brings to mind the life structure of an insect.
Ink and oil pastel on 100% cotton rag paper 36" x 24". The Hialeah Race Track in Miami is home to hundreds of these majestic birds.
Ink and oil pastel on 100% cotton rag paper 24" x 36". These orchids reminded me of spiders, their exquisite detail visible when enlarged 1000%.
Ink and oil pastel on canvas mounted to panel 40" x 29". Purple irises ringed our place on Rocking Horse in south Austin and would bloom in the spring. This one was a special beauty.
Ink and oil pastel on 100% cotton rag paper 36" x 24". The stark desolation at the rim of the Grand Canyon challenges every life form, this stubby tree hanging on at the edge.
Ink and oil pastel on 100% cotton rag paper 36" x 24". The cactus flowers ion Texas bloom once a year for only a couple weeks, so you have to be ready.
Ink and oil pastel on 100% cotton rag paper 36" x 24". Being in the islands is special along pathways with old world charm.
Ink and oil pastel on 100% cotton rag paper 24" x 36". Around the first of April the bluebonnets are released along the roadways by the spring rains. My daughters parked their bikes to wander.
Ink, acrylic and crayons on 100% cotton rag paper 36" x 24". A colorful cafe on the island of St. Maarten demanded attention.
Ink and acrylic on 100% cotton rag paper 24" x 36". One of the best things about traveling is the challenge of capturing alluring images to render later in the studio.
Ink and acrylic on stretched canvas 24" x 30". Just simply a painting of red rose... by any name just as sweet.
Ink and acrylic on canvas applied to panel 48" x 60". A bright contemporary piece from a set-up in my studio.
Sharpies and acrylic on canvas applied to panel 30" x 60". A lawyer in San Antonio saw a mural I painted at the River Place Country Club in Austin (8' x 86') and wanted a piece capturing the spirit of his hometown.
Acrylic on stretched canvas 60" x 114" x 3". I built a big canvas and didn't know what to put on it until Valerie brought in a bunch of fruit from Krogers.
Acrylic on stretched canvas 66" x 44" x 2". A collector called me from Atlanta one day and asked if I could combine the images from a couple of of my paintings into one painting with a few changes. This is it. He put it in a lighted alcove he had built for the painting in his home.
Oil on stretched canvas 30" x 40". Still life I did in a classic style decades ago after art school at Mission: Renaissance in Los Angeles.
Acrylic on stretched canvas 36" x 48" x 2". A copy of Claude Monet's painting Cliffs at Argenteuil, 1890s, one of many he did at this popular setting of the French Impressionists.
Acrylic on stretched canvas 34" x 29" x 2". A copy of Paul Gauguin's painting Matamoe (Peacocks in the County, 1892) done in Tahiti.
Acrylic on stretched canvas 36" x 24" x 2". A copy of Henri Matisse's painting Goldfish, 1912.