Yearly Archives: 2011

Tropical Girl Squirrel & Gnome

By | March 9th, 2011|Art News, Art of Consumption|

Tropical Girl Squirrel & Gnome | Oil on Canvas | 2011 I've just completed Tropical Girl Squirrel and Gnome. This was inspired by a recent adventure to the Hawaiian Islands, and my Grandmother's dress. Over the years I have accumulated a collection of vintage gowns and dresses. I like to trot them out now [...]

Fortune Teller Squirrel – Complete

By | January 26th, 2011|Art News|

Fortune Teller Squirrel: Good Times Ahead This fortune teller is giving you a reading, and there are good times ahead. The best cards in the deck, The World, Wheel of Fortune, The Sun, The 10 of Cups (Happy family), The King of Cups, The Queen of Cups. A familiar, the owl is close [...]

Why Are You Painting Squirrels for God’s Sake?

By | January 26th, 2011|Art of Consumption|

Why Are You Painting Squirrels for God's Sake? Squirrel in the yard I get asked this question very little, surprisingly. Perhaps people just get it, don't care, or think I'm crazy anyway, so it fits the picture. I've decided to start sharing a few things. About squirrels. I know some squirrels personally. Squirrel [...]

Robot Squirrel – in progress

By | January 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|

About four years ago (2007), I first saw images of tin robots from the 1950's being used and sold as stock photos. Part of my work as a web designer included trolling through stock photo websites for images that best represented a business, service or product. I loved the idea of using tin robots for [...]

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Fortune Teller Squirrel – in progress

By | January 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Speeding through to the next squirrel painting comes the Fortune Teller Squirrel. I've also started another painting that is at the drawing stage. I will post developments next week. Fortune Teller Squirrel is the second painting I've done in oil paints. (3)

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