Desert Sip


On a trip to Monument Valley I was driving along taking the usual turista photos and happened across this cow taking a drink in a watering hole. The ensuing painting was done from the snapshot taken by a point-and-shoot camera. Monument Valley is one of those places that everyone should visit at least once in […]

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Frogs Around the World


Every continent (except Antarctica) is displayed in this child’s room through a mural that is both entertaining and educational. Different countries are represented by characters who just happen to be frogs. Most have something to do with the culture or history of the region but some, like the biker toad with tongue flapping in the […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr.


I consider Martin Luther King, Jr. to be one of America’s greatest heroes. But I have to admit this drawing was more expedient than respectful. Back in the late 70’s the bigwigs called to ask what were we doing in our building to observe MLK Day. Instead of saying, “Uh, nothing”, I lied and said, […]

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Castle Mural


That’s me in the mid stages of painting a mural in a nursery room. The mural covers three full walls. You can see part of one wall which has a desert theme, sort of. Each wall works into the next one. The castle wraps around the three sides of the column. Acrylic and latex paints. […]

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer


One of my heroes, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran theologian who could not ignore the abuses by the Nazis. He left Germany and spent time in England and in the United States but returned to his homeland to participate in the resistance. He was eventually arrested in 1943 and executed just before the end of […]

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