THE BLACK LOBSTER
Custom piece for a native Ethiopian who now resides in Oakland, California; born a Scoprio in the Year of the Fire Dragon. There are 14 gemstones strategically placed, marking the hometown, current town, 6 eyes of scorpion, corners of triangle, eye of dragon, birthdate and February 29 for the Leap Year. Lower right landmass is the Horn of Africa, lower left is the San Francisco Bay. Mixed media 30"x40"
The painting that rekindled my passion for art. The inspiration hit me, I followed the nudges and rediscovered my joy and gift for physical artwork. 10"x20" mixed media
Commissioned piece for a Cancer sign close to my heart. Followed the impulse create more of a 'rock wall' vibe that opened the door to more thorough exploration of mediums and textures
Finished on Winter Solstice 2022, this 12'x16" mixed media piece captures the serenity I was going for and opened up a new approach for pet portraits
THE 'ONGOING OWL'
Still working on this piece. Keep setting it aside for other projects, but this is allowing me to 'prepave' the next phase(s). 16"x20" mixed media