2019 · Acrylic · Large Format (over 20") · Other Collectibles · people · Uncategorized

Custom Football Memorabilia

Sometimes, I get commission requests that are so cool and different that I just have to take them, even if they are a departure from my typical work. This was one such case. Myles Murphy, a high school senior and football phenom at Hillgrove High in Powder Springs, near Atlanta, Georgia, is dating Lauren, the… Continue reading Custom Football Memorabilia

2016 · people · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor

One in Six Million

Although this is an unusually macabre subject for me, it has its poignancy. In 2016, I visited Paris and toured the catacombs beneath the city. The skeletons of six million people -- the contents of several cemeteries and churches, victims of the plague and French Revolution, and victims of other natural and, often obviously unnatural,… Continue reading One in Six Million

1997 · 2015 · Graphite · people · Small Format (5-20")

First Tooth Loss

My sweet daughter, after losing her first tooth, inspired me to commit her face to paper. Her face was glowing and sweet and she pushed her tongue through the newfound hole in her mouth. Her hair freshly washed and smelling sweet. Moments like this are the most important to remember. 9x12 Graphite on paper. Signed… Continue reading First Tooth Loss

2016 · people · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor

Quinceañera Portrait

This lovely portrait commissioned for a quinceañera was a pleasure to portray in light colored spring colors in watercolor. Quinceañeras are birthday celebrations of the Mexican culture that celebrate a young girl's graduation to womanhood, and are marked with a large party, lavish dresses, dancing and music, and are a very special occasion for every… Continue reading Quinceañera Portrait

2015 · blue · flowers · green · Landscape & Architecture · people · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor · yellow

Coneflowers on the Parkway

I am incredibly blessed to live within a couple of miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway as it passes through Asheville, North Carolina. Up here, the mountains provide some breathtaking vistas, and the parkway provides access to some choice locations to sit and ponder. It is a spiritual, calming experience for me. In parts, the… Continue reading Coneflowers on the Parkway