Monthly Archives: March 2009

Painting update –

By | March 23rd, 2009|Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

I'm back to working on the large 3 X 4 ft painting with the roller ducky in it. Plus, I've decided on the photo for myfirst painting from the Jen Steele Photography shoot.  I'm looking forward to having more time dedicated to painting. I'm also interested in working more with oil paints; most of my work to date has [...]

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Jen Steele Photography photoshoot

By | March 9th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

  Many thanks to the professional makeup wizardry of Jen Clark ( and photos by the mega-watt-award-winning photographer Jen Steele Photography(  Jen and I have know each other since grade nine (actually I've known both Jens for that long). Sunday afternoon was spent creating photos, drinking a little whisky and listening to Elvis music (shocker). The original purpose of the shoot was to [...]

Ernest Marza (1923 – ) Canadian artist

By | March 5th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

We had some frames restored and through this process, I had the fortunate experience to meet Canadian artist Ernest Marza and view his artwork. I'm still a little speechless, and had dreams of his beautiful images all night long. Many paintings are set in the 1920's;  lovers dancing to music, men in gangster hats with elegant women, [...]

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Drafting creatures from the deep lagoon

By | March 2nd, 2009|Uncategorized|

This is an example of a draft for creature development. I cut out illustration board into a shape and started painting freely until these creatures emerged. Yes, I still have work to do on Sitting Pretty, and on the 3 X 4 painting, They Walk on Water. This work here serves in part as a study for some of [...]

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