Houri - 36x48 Oils on Canvas

sometimes it sneaks up on you…

Today marks the one year anniversary of the opening of my most successful exhibition to date. I am still elated to see how well it went and inspired to create the next one. but I am also beginning to realize how pervasive my post exhibition depression was. you see, I’m a little bit of an…

a sneak peek at a new render! this is based on a cave painting in South Africa.

Farewell 2013

A little late perhaps, but here is my summary of 2013. For good or for ill 2013 was a very odd year. The highs were extremely high, and the lows were extremely low. Any year that begins with the death of a loved and inspirational friend is thrown onto the wrong foot from the start.…

Michael (Tired of War)

Michael is one of three archangels I’m exploring in this series. All three are mentioned in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Three religions that are very different but have many things in common.  in Judaism he is particularly valued as the defender of Israel. I’ve portrayed him In this context as tired of war weighed down by his armor…

Consumed by Research

I’m completely consumed at the moment. I’m captivated by research and archaeology and religion and mythology. I’m lost in a world of linkages and history and art and poetry and it’s wonderful. I get to study all my favorite things! I’ve been invited to do a sponsored solo show at the magnificent and historical Dome…

Flip – Daz Render

Flip – Daz Studio 4 Render and.. because the last piece wasn’t complex enough I’ve thrown another spanner in the works. oh yes it’s raining fiddly bits here! I’ve been dreaming of the day I could get this harness and wingset, I’ve been planning works against them coming on sale. then they did and I…

Suspension – Daz Render

Suspension – Daz Studio 4 Render I’m going insane! a gear and lace – I don’t know what I’m thinking, but I’m so excited about this piece! it’s going to test my geometry skills to the limits but I think when it is done it will be a very interesting painting. I’m pretty psyched. I’ve…