Category Archives: Illustration

Musical notes in late winter

There are so many venues for music here in San Diego. One of them is Symphony Hall where you’ll find classical, jazz, movie scores and so many different styles of great music.   A detail in the “French Rococo” style, as … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Lair

This year’s theme for ConDorCon is “Something Wicked,” as San Diego’s longest running fantasy and science-fiction convention it has a lot of great content. ConDor is put together by the California Association for the Advancement of Speculative Media. “Dragon’s Lair” is a set design … Continue reading

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ConDorCon 2017 3/3-3/5

A detail of  “The Bat and the Weasels” from a series of Aesop’s Fable’s illustrations, at this year’s ConDor show in San Diego.

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The Shepherd and the Sea

We’re finally having a wet winter here in California. It was on a recent stormy day that this painting for, “The Shepherd and the Sea” was made. There was a young shepherd tending his flock of sheep along the seashore. He began … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

The Seaside Travelers.                                                                            … Continue reading

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The Rooster and the Jewel

There once was a fine red rooster who was searching the barnyard for a snack. As he strutted around the plump pretty hens a bright object caught his eye. “Oh my, what have we here?” he said, then gazing at it this way and … Continue reading

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A Halloween tale

Watercolors on cotton paper In the courtyard a flock of the dead swirled overhead. The skull, smiling like some gossamer mask paused above Jake and spoke in a whisper, “Upon the threshold of the wide open gate of dreams” its … Continue reading

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