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A smooth buttery groove expressed through form, line and light.
Commission portrait on gray museum board 20×16.
A perspective on human texture through strain on black museum board 16×20.
Urban system tranquility is on display in this presentation.
The making of an icon… rendered in color pencil on black museum board.
Snippets: An Introspective
The weight of accomplishment starts early. Done in color pencil on black museum board. original art: […]
Young horsemen always attend the modern day trail rides. Done in color pencil on blackground. original […]
An introspective in contrast, texture, color and form. original art: 14×19
An introspective study in contrast, texture and line on blackground; in color pencil. Note: original art- […]
A feeling of morning serenity visualized. original art: 20×30
A foundational introspection on the strong black woman. A pillar of strength, nurturing, discipline, responsibility, determination […]
Remembering Mother Teresa, through the excellence of color pencil on blackground. original art (portrait) 18×14
The personage of a storm in all it’s rage, rendered in color crayons. original art (portrait) […]
A portraiture assortment in demeanor, rendered in color pencil on blackground. original art: 20×30
Aging Beauty is a color pencil representation natures creativity, strength and powers of improvisation. original art: […]
Introspective flurry on East African Kirdi village celebration.
Privacy and personal space. color pencil on blackground. original art: (portrait) 20×16
An attempt to bring to mind the enduring styling of a master crooner. original art: (portrait) 19×14
Remembering the arena lit life and feathery smooth styling of Curtis Mayfield. original art (portrait) 18×14
The modern day trail rides are symbolic of the grueling old west expeditions of our past. […]
This piece is the essence of calm intelligent relaxation with a friend. A good example of […]
The beauty of a puddle after a rain, surrounded by green life. original art: 16×20
The not so natural sight of an old truck in a pasture contrast with that of […]
This piece was inspired by the urban tradition of backyard gardens and the special commitment growers […]
offers a glimpse into my childhood… Dad used to burn the fallen autumn leaves in our […]
High noon Texas… from the mules grazing in the shade to the way the sun’s blaze […]
This is an interpretation of rhythm inspired by an ethnic tradition of religious dance. One feels […]
Sweet delight… a subjective offering in abstract form and line. original art: (portrait) 13×11
Out on the town is actually an introspective visual of an avenue stroll, a study in […]
A rendering inspire by those who work late, rendered with flowing warm colors, a note of […]
A joyful interplay of color, ethnicity and personality. original art: 11×13
A Buffalo soldier scouting the trail ahead of his troop, on the western plains following the […]
original art: 12×10
This children inspired piece is designed to express the essence of human character through an artistic […]
What’s more special than the hot tasty dishes offered at the local fairs and festivals. The […]
This piece offers a glimpse into old west history as it captures the intensity and desperation […]
A look at a modern day urban Trail Rider camp and those who participate in it’s […]
original art: 16×20
A wild bronco rider as he prepares for a ride. Tie down refers to the importance […]
This is a portrait of an icon. The blackground technique used allows me to work from […]
African American union soldiers stop to rest overnight. Their camp backed by the dark horizon… one […]
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