Guitar Auction Fundraiser

Guitar Auction Fundraiser

***The Guitar Auction went live today and bidding is open!***  Check out the Raven Guitar I painted for the ArtReach San Diego fundraising auction. 31 artists were selected to paint brand new, fully functioning, electric guitars earlier this year to raise funds for art eduction. You can see all 31 painted guitars in the catalog.  […]

Together Forever

Together Forever

Happy Valentine’s Day “Together Forever” – Raven Couple, 18”x12” acrylic on wood “Ravens are monogamous, and the bond typically lasts for life. Ravens select their partners in the autumn, following impressive acrobatic displays. Following pairing, the duo preen each other, and usually support each other in aggressive interactions with other ravens.” —Blogpost, Scientific American

The Making of

The Making of

The making of my latest raven painting. After my initial sketches I start laying down thin layers of colors. For this one my initial idea changed quite a bit from the second to the third stage when I decided to mute the colors and bring more cool colors into the bottom part. The last photo […]

Guardians

Guardians

My latest abstract figure painting. It’s part of a series I’m working on called “Guardians of Forgotten Places”. They are inspired by photos I took of shadows.

Kingfisher Variations

Kingfisher Variations

I was curious what would happen if I painted the same bird multiple times with different techniques, colors and backgrounds. These are all painted in acrylic on watercolor paper.

Gate Keeper

Gate Keeper

Thought I give the crows a break and paint a cat this time. And I discovered acrylic paint markers – they are so much fun! acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 20″

Still Waters

Still Waters

My latest painting – I was going to call it “Still Waters,” but then a friend told me that it is so “Game of Thrones.” So, I never watched the series. Maybe I need to check it out…

Crow Dance

Crow Dance

My latest painting: Crow Dance. Only took 3 months to finish :-). What drew me to paint these crows is the attitude and interaction between them. I like the ambiguity that I don’t actually know whether they are mating or fighting over food.