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commissions + projects
Tattoo design. Artwork created in Adobe Photoshop and Corel Painter on Wacom Cintiq.
Tattoo design, detail. Complete tattoo features a second fish, art nouveau style decorative elements and a heart. Shown incomplete as requested by client.
Abyss, oil on cradled panel, 24 x 48 inches. Created for ex•tinc•tion wit•ness for printed poetry collection, titled, Wail Song.
Adorn, oil and collage on cradled panel, 8 x 8 inches.
Alata cervi, oil and mixed media on cradled panel, 16 x 20 inches. Client requested painting with a whimsical feeling for child's room.
The Alchemist's Map [slide 1], violin, various hardware, wood, and other media, dimensions vary. This piece was created for the Denver Young Artist's Orchestra annual fundraiser, The Painted Violin. Each year artists are selected and given a retired violin to convert into an artwork that is donated with proceeds going to the organization. I was not only interested in just covering the outer surface, but imagining what else this violin could become. After removing the fingerboard, I carefully cut the top (face) of the violin off, then cut in two and added hinges. Please continue to the next slide to see more of this piece.
The Alchemist's Map, [slide 2], violin and mixed media, dimensions vary. In this slide, the fingerboard has been removed. I added thumbscrews so the fingerboard could be removed to access the violin doors (and put back again).
The Alchemist's Map [slide 3], violin and mixed media, dimensions vary. I this slide, the doors of the violin are open, revealing a decorative wood inset, complete with a spinning wheel with a hole (to reveal an image when spun fast), as well as two raised knobs with threaded inserts...
The Alchemist's Map [slide 4], violin and mixed media, dimensions vary. The wood inset was cut to fit snugly within the body of the violin. By using the fingerboard of the violin and setting the thumbscrews, the wood inset is able to be removed (as shown here). Behind the inset is an image along with a mysterious library card...
Blue Victorian, oil and mixed media on cradled panel, 14 x 14 inches. Created for Victorian themed exhibit at Alexi Era Gallery.