Misc

Hodgepodge of experimentation. In other words: fun stuff.

  • Spike•

    Spike is very colourful, which is fitting for such an exuberant fun-loving breed.

  • Samantha•

    Samantha is an energetic Border Collie/Australian Shepherd mix who is obsessed with playing.

  • Hydrangeas II

    Hydrangeas are beautiful even as they fade.

  • Hydrangeas

    Hydrangeas•

    Hydrangeas are the world's most beautiful understated flower.

  • Sunflower Field II

    A field full of sunflowers plus a bright blue sky will always make you feel happier.

  • You Give Love a Bad Name

    This is a valentine to Valentine's Day because love isn't a simple heart-shaped experience.

  • Brentwood Sanctuary•

    Brentwood Sanctuary's acoustic architecture is well suited for intimate musical and dramatic performances.

  • Dissedtopia

    This is Hansel and Gretel at Hastings and Main looking westward at apocalyptic destruction.

  • Walking Distance•

    These are scultural painted shoes based on a Fluevog boot. The left shoe show East Van, the right shoe shows the west side.

  • Keep It Real•

    This image is often how I feel when I read the news.

  • Mom’s Garden•

    Mom loved her garden.

  • Sunflower World•

    Some days you can almost feel the earth turning like sunflowers in the sun.

  • Caerphilly Castle•

    You always think of fairytales whenever you see a castle.

  • Black Queen Advances•

    Illustration for a course on graphic narrative.

  • Crow Longboard•

    This was an experiment for a friend who loves crows, and even owned a pet crow in his youth. The topside is based on a photograph that he took of seve…

  • If I Had A World Of My Own•

    Imagination is the best part of childhood. When you're young, you imagine more because you know less.

  • Writers Are Sexy•

    Illustration for a writing contest poster. The slogan was "Writers Are Sexy."

  • Banned Books•

    Illustration for a course in Banned and Censored Books featuring Lolita and American Psycho.

  • Ukraine Sunflower Field•

    Ukraine’s flag is blue and gold. Blue represents the sky (hope), and gold represents crops (prosperity).

  • Charlie “Bird” Parker

    Charlie Parker, 1920-1955, was arguably the greatest saxophonist of all time.

  • Listener

    People always paint jazz musicians playing; this is of someone listening.

  • Waiting For (1993)

    This is based on Lisette Model’s black and white photograph, “Woman with Veil, San Francisco, 1949”.

  • This Too Shall Pass

    Corpse (This Too Shall Pass)

    Painting of a mummified corpse and still a favorite in my inner goth world. I was intrigued by the position and the "scream" effect. I used to pull it…

  • Fear in a Handful of Dust

    T.S. Eliot series: "I will show you fear in a handful of dust".

  • The Awful Daring

    The Awful Daring of A Moment’s Surrender

    This is based on the first "DA" in the closing of What The Thunder Said, from T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, lines 401 to 409: Datta: what have we gi…

  • Each Confirms A Prison

    T.S. Eliot series: "We think of the key, each in his prison; thinking of the key, each confirms a prison."

  • The Arid Plain

    T.S. Eliot series: "I sat upon the shore fishing, with the arid plain behind me; Shall I at least set my lands in order?"

  • These Fragments I Have Shored Against My Ruins•

    T.S. Eliot series: "These fragments I have shored against my ruins."

  • Till Human Voices Wake Us

    TS Eliot series: "Till human voices wake us, and we drown."

  • The Way The World Ends

    TS Eliot series: "This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper."

  • Empathy

    Like the frost you see melting on a cold windowpane.

  • Change of Heart•

    Red embers to glacial ice. An emotional journey.

  • Floratricity•

    Springtime is when that annual resurrection occurs so the flowers have a current of electricity around them, as if they are being jolted to life.

  • EKG

    EKG

    The sense of reflection and the up-and-down movement reminds me of those EKG heart monitors.