December, last year, my most ambitious and detailed wood carving of a cover album to date had been sold. Physical Graffiti challenged me like nothing artistically had before and it hung proudly in my wall for 23 years. It was bitter-sweet. I was proud of my work and pleased that someone else was in love... Continue Reading →
This year we worked on remodeling our kitchen and expanded it. That cut into the spare room so did some rearranging of my Led Zeppelin work. This work spans 20+ years and is diverse in style and material. Admittedly, there is far more work of Plant and Page than anyone else in the band, hopefully,... Continue Reading →
Physical Graffiti is a special piece to me. It was recently sold and shipped to its new home! Having it sold is a bitter-sweet feeling. I've talked about Physical Graffiti before, back in 2016, when I did a bit of a face lift to the frame. The journey I took with my art to create Physical... Continue Reading →
I am really excited about this canvas. And for a couple of reasons. To start with, this piece and I have been on a journey. I struggled with this canvas. It sat on the aisle for months and months. I did not like where it was going, I had start over with some aspects of... Continue Reading →
My 2112 Rush painting and the question on artistic liberties.Some time ago, back in 2015, I finished a painting on canvas I titled 2112. It was my tribute to Rush a great rock band hailed from Canada....
Over the years, I have been working on my technique. Play with textures, shadows and colors. Only with painting can you improve painting. When it comes to rock paintings I have done as late, I really believe some of my best work is this painting here of Freddy and The Edge I did earlier. I... Continue Reading →
I showed the journey I took in making a new wood plaque of the cover. This time, I wanted to make it using an alternative cover by Storm Thorgerson.
This is, by far, my favorite work on canvas to date! The color is vibrant and I was able to capture The Edge in his element, on stage with his guitar! David Howell Evans, otherwise known as The Edge is the is lead guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist for U2. Done using acrylic paint,... Continue Reading →