Moms

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For mother’s day: a collage of drawings and paintings I have done over the years of my favorite moms. Top (L-R): my paternal grandmother (digital drawing); my maternal grandmother (pencil); my Mom, young (chalk and charcoal), older (color pencil). Center: My daughter (acrylic); my daughter (pencil); my daughter-in-law (color pencil). Bottom: My precious wife (pencil, […]

Girl in Color 3

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Even though I love watercolor art I haven’t used that media in decades, maybe since college. I decided to give it a try. I looked in the cabinet and found a typical, school art class tray of Crayola watercolors; 8 colors. The box has my son’s name on it. I’m not sure if it’s from his high school […]

Girl in Green

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I had been working on a different painting. It was going poorly. So poorly, in fact, that I did something I haven’t done in years. I gave up. Most of the time I’m committed enough to work through problems. Not this time. I didn’t think it was salvageable. But I needed to paint SOMETHING! So, […]

Rock Steps

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I had the pleasure of visiting Holliday Park in Indianapolis and wandered around in the woods on the nature trails stopping briefly to take a photo of some rock steps on the trail. Here they are converted to an acrylic painting. Acrylic painting on canvas, 18″ X 36″

Brandy

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This is my rendition of Brandy Herbert, a friend of mine from high school.  She’s a music guru,  producing sessions for other songwriters/singers or playing on recording sessions for others  as a guest artist or “hired-gun.” She still does a couple of guest-concerts a year and is playing with about 4 different bands and projects in […]