Friday, December 27, 2013

The Blue Dog Chronicles

I was commissioned to create this memorial dog "Blue Dog" for a couple who had lost three Newfoundland dogs.  He has a rebar armature, foam core and fiberglass mesh center with layers of concrete and finally glass mosaic and epoxy grout.  He can live inside or out.

"Tyee Love" Original 24x24 Acrylic Painting

Last of the Christmas commissions.  This one was for a woodworker who owns Tyee construction.  It is titled "Tyee Love" and is on a gallery wrapped 24x24 canvas

"Water Music" Original 16x20 Acrylic Painting

Another Christmas commission for an uncle from a sweet!  Titled "Water Music"

Bozzi Collection Opening Reception

Had a nice opening at the Bozzi Collection in Spokane for December First Friday.

"Key to My Heart" Original 8x16 Acrylic Painting

A fun little 8x16 Christmas commission titled "Key to my Heart".  I really enjoy commissions most of all because I can add personal touches to make them unique and special.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

"Return of the Bee-eaters" Original 10x20 Acrylic Painting

A commission piece that is similar to my Indian Bee-eaters painting.  This one is going to a new owner in Portland, OR
10x20, $385. SOLD

"Junk Pile" Concrete sculpture with mosaic

A fun piece titled "Junk Pile" for $375.  It is a light concrete sculpture with glass and found object mosaic embellishment. 9x7x5

"Troy" Concrete Sculpture with glass mosaic

Another light concrete sculpture.  15x18x7 of a horse "Troy" for $675.  It is embellished with fused glass and can go inside or outside.

"Blue Mermaid" Concrete sculpture with glass mosaic

I'm finally messing around with some of the techniques I learned at my concrete sculpture workshop in Tennessee last summer.  Lots of fun!  This one is approximately 15x15x7 for $575.  She has fused glass accents and barbed wire hair.

"Wildness" Original 16x20 Acrylic Painting

This was a super fun one to paint....wild and wonderful!  "Wildness" is what my mom named it.  11x14 for $545 SOLD

"Jade" Original 11x14 Acrylic Painting

Taken from a sketch I did of my Russian blue kitty Genghis.  This one is titled "Jade".  It is an original 11x14 acrylic painting on canvas for $345.

"Sundance" Original 12x12 Acrylic Painting

"Sundance" to remind me that it is not always this cold!  This is an original acrylic on 12x12 gallery wrapped canvas for $285.

"Score" Original 8x10 Acrylic Painting

"Score" another little cutie for the Bozzi Collection show.  This is an original acrylic on 8x10 gallery wrapped canvas for$285.

"Love me love me not" Original 8x10 Acrylic Painting

"Love me, love me not" is the name of this 8x10 acrylic on canvas.  The circles are recycled pieces of paint left over from the dried paint on my pallet.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

"Turquoise Days Amber Nights" Original mixed media 24x48 Painting

This painting was inspired by the leaping coho salmon I saw in Issaquah, WA in October.  It is a mixed media piece on wood with painted wood frame and has acrylic paint, stones, turquoise, amber, glass and mirror in it.  It is 24x48 for $2,245.