Good Morning Mr. Magpie
The magpie symbolizes the power that nature can have over man. It is said to bring bad luck to those who disrespect it. It is considered one of the smartest birds on the planet and is the only other creature to recognize its own image in a mirror along with primates and humans. This watercolor illustrates the intelligence of nature and its intricate systems.
Man vs. Nature is a never ending conflict that we are constantly reminded of. Nature continues to try to grow and thrive while man continues to consume it. Like all battles, there must be a declared winner. So, who will it be?
This watercolor captures the essence and majesty of the wild west and its Native American roots. It illustrates the legend of Devil's Tower in Wyoming.
It was the old masters of art that left some of the biggest impressions on the artistic community. Albrecht Durer was one of these masters. There was no limit on how far his creative genius could go. This painting describes the creative road that every artist must travel and the time it takes to go from concept to finished product.
Star Wars The Force Awakens meets Lion King. Step aside Simba. There's a new chosen one, and his name is FN-2187! Meticulous details captured with vibrant watercolors and ink help bring this piece to life and transport you to a galaxy....or tree fort far far away.
The Old Man and the Owl
Wisdom is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense, and insight.It has been regarded as one of four cardinal virtues. With age comes wisdom. The owl is representational of wisdom. This link goes back at least as far as Ancient Greece, where Athens, noted for art and scholarship, and Athena, Athens' patron goddess and the goddess of wisdom, had the owl as a symbol. If one practices this virtue at the heart of everyday life, they will live with purpose.
Eyes are the window to the soul. They portray every emotion. Happiness, anger, shock, excitement, sadness. They are a powerful communicator. This painting is meant to capture that power.
Conflict is imminent. But one must remain hopeful and strong in times of struggle and desperation. This study of expression along with the use of bright color portrays that hope during dark times.