4x4 Acrylic on Canvas Panel Signed Jae
One of my miniatures, this poignant sunset scene is fit for a couple! In fact, there are three couples already there. Can you imagine you and your sweetheart joining them? 2x2" Canvas Panel mounted on 4x4" Canvas Panel Framed Original Available Signed JMc
My nephew Andrew is a patriotic fellow. Born in Texas, Andrew grew up in Iowa with a deep sense of loyalty to both states. For his graduation gift, I painted this essential "Andrew" in digital oils. From the purple mountains in the back to the amber grain in the front, his passion for his homelands… Continue reading The Life of Andrew
This unique piece included a background of tissue paper carefully layered and the chickadee painted in acrylics in the foreground, all on the top of a beautiful cedar box and lined with satin. 5x7" cedar box with mixed media. Signed JBray.
Stylish portrait ornaments are a unique way to remember a lost pet, commemorate an event, or create a holiday to remember. These can be hung as portraits, on Christmas trees, on walls, in windows... They are made of ceramic, measure approximately 4"x4". They are heavy and fine quality, painted with the same professional quality paints… Continue reading Portrait Ornaments: Birds
Beeper, the beautiful moustache parakeet, posing in the sunlight for the perfect portrait. 9x12" watercolor on paper. Signed JBray.
My girl, my feathered child, my lifelong companion, my Ziggy. She's 19 years of sassy vocabulary and smartaleck humor, of nuzzles and preening feathers, of learning to go with the flow and self-soothe without feather destruction. She's an African Grey parrot, and she's going to be with me till I die, because she will probably… Continue reading Ziggy
black swan (n) an unpredictable or unforeseen event, typically one with extreme consequences. This piece expressed my shock and horror at an event that I did not foresee which completely obliterated my seemingly stable life. The details do not matter; however there was a great deal of pain shared by several people, and new lives… Continue reading Black Swan
Keean Scott Austin McElroy was a sunny spark of a boy. He was the youngest of the McElroy family, with a big sister and two absolutely devoted parents. His dimples flashed when he was being silly, and he loved with his whole heart. He made friends with, it seems, just about everyone who saw him.… Continue reading The Keean Butterfly
Songbirds - a grouping of four small-format acrylic paintings This small grouping of four songbirds (clockwise from top left: Carolina Wren, titmouse, black-capped chickadee and white-breasted nuthatch) was inspired by the new spring in a part of town that has a lot of beautiful songbirds singing. I find them incredibly animated, full of life and… Continue reading Songbirds