Mavis, the Office Manager. She’s everything I hope my office thinks I am: stylish, soft-hearted, but a force to be reckoned with. 2×3″ acrylic on canvas. Mara Mapuche. She’s a Mara from Patagonia, a wise woman of the Mapuche tribe, who are indigenous to Chile and Argentina. The Mapuche are a thoroughly fascinating dig into the […]
I really am working on the website. 🙂 I have three new mini’s to add to my collection (all for sale, of course – inquire in the comments or on Facebook). Meet Harold, the Brown Pelican. Harold did reconnaissance during the second Great World War (note the Fly Boy scarf and goggles). Here he is, […]
I have been doodling with watercolor crayons and pencils. They have their uses, but I wouldn’t use them for more than doodling at this juncture in my life. I love them – but I have not mastered them. This is my concept for Hoss. If you don’t get the reference, you are too young. Dan […]
I stalled out. I admit it. I hit a wall. I need to update this website and it scares me, even though I have three books on “how to” and I have been assured by friends that it isn’t that hard, especially if you’re even a little bit tech-savvy. I stalled out because I got […]
My most recent minis have all been dogs. Doesn’t this guy just scream, “POPEYE!” Ahoy there, Popeye Dog! This brindle Skye Terrier just cries out to be Sherlock Holmes. And this Irish wolfhound?
I thought I’d try a little anthropomorphism. I mean, what is a zoo without animals that make you smile? That’s why I started painting wee critters, anyway – to make people smile. So when I decided to paint a puffin tonight, I asked myself: what would a puffin wear if a puffin went out on […]