Each time I make the drive to Houston to visit my grandkids, a few miles south of Corsicana I get a quick glimpse of an interesting view of a swampy stream running under an old wooden railroad trestle. I kept thinking I’d like to take a picture of that. Finally, on one return trip I took the time to stop. This is a painting based on one of my photos.
Acrylic on canvas, 20″ X 24″
For my granddaughter’s birthday my son wrote her a story and had it printed in a little book. I was very happy to illustrate it for him. Here’s a sample.
What would normally be drawn in black or color I decided to do the inverse and use light colors for the image. I put it on a leftover piece of black mat board.
Color pencil on mat board, 14″ X 10″
I’ve had the same barber for many years. Joe does a great job. Plus, he talks soccer. When my grandson got his haircut my son had his camera ready to record the adventure. When it was my turn he apparently thought it was a good idea to record that as well. I took the photo and did a drawing on the computer and gave it to Joe.
Computer illustration, 8″ X 10″
Yes, yet another princess cartoon. I guess it comes with having granddaughters.
Symbols of Texas: the Mockingbird and barbed wire.
Charcoal, chalk and pencil on paper, 12″ X 18″
I intended to do this study on canvas but changed my mind to use Bristol board. While I was digging through my flat file for the board I saw a book of watercolor paper and decided to try that instead.
Acrylic on watercolor paper, 11″ X 14″
Now skeptical of titles after this experience they decided to skip The Masked Ball.