Lazy Day is an original acrylic painting by Jae McElroy that depicts a black bear draped over a large branch in the forest, with leaves filtering the sunlight.
8x10 Colored Pencil on Paper Signed Jae
Taken from a photo I captured while on vacation in Bath, England, this windowbox frames a reflection in a window of Bath's majestic Abbey. The window is in the building across the cobblestone road from the Abbey, and it houses the ancient Roman Baths, for which the town is named. The beautiful cool fall day,… Continue reading Reflections of Bath Abbey
The above painting is the very first realistic-style acrylic painting I ever did. Now, don't misunderstand. I did not magically know how to paint. This is from a lesson in a book, and I'd done some drawing and painting before, but the painting was more cartoon-style, and the drawing was just in pencil. However, when… Continue reading Forgotten Chores: 17 years of practice
A rescue, Annie barely has hair except on her head, where it is fluffy and soft. She quickly settled in and her hair began to regrow -- though sparsely -- on the rest of her body, but her head remained sweet and silky. 5x7" watercolor on paper. Original in private collection. Prints available. *signed JBray
Another in the Safari Series, "No Poaching" illustrates the fate of an alarming number of rhinoceros. These majestic horns, made of nothing more than keratin, are thought to be an aphrodesiac, and it has led to poaching until the species is nearly extinct. In the reflection of the rhino's eye, you can make out the… Continue reading No Poaching