Monday, December 19, 2011

12-19-11. One of our frying pans.

Violet Borage and Petrels

Violet Borage and Petrels (20x24in. oil painting)

This painting is an expressionistic rendering of petrels (seabirds) flying over a backdrop of borage flowers. The birds and flowers were randomly selected by using The painting began as a field of stamped five-pointed stars. Parts of these are still visible. My goal for this painting was to develop a harmonious composition from the random elements.

Monday, November 14, 2011

11-14-11. Our boom box.

Shadow Shadow 2 [SOLD]

"Shadow Shadow 2", oil on canvas, 18x24 in. For sale on Etsy.

This is my second painting about the word "shadow". Find out more about the first painting (which has been sold) at this link: I included the chocolate shadow cake that I baked from scratch, and, this time, the CD case for Endtroducing... by DJ Shadow. The Carmel Clay Public Library sticker is visible on the CD case.