Willy Wonka street art, with real candy and flowers.
Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
Painted the background of the album for a friends Hard Rock Cafe basement. 4ft. by 4ft. A ton of faces!
This was commissioned for Christmas present for a loving Grandfather, this being one of his favorite vacation memories : )
This was painted in my early painting days. It is an expression of the peace and warmth I found in God and His Word. I lived a lot of my life beaten down my fear and worries and insecurities. And just as fear and anxiety are real feelings that dwell in your chest and make it hard to breathe, so is the Peace of Christ, replacing the darkness with warm, hopeful Light.
I was at a wedding in the Bronx and there was a poster of a young Frank Sinatra on the wall. His eyes were so beautiful and struck me. I was thinking what a personal thing it is to look into someone's eyes. Was wondering what would Jesus' eyes look like? So I had to take a crack at what I imagined them to be : )
The Hour of Emancipation
My version of a friends favorite - William Tolman Carlton: The Hour of Emancipation, 1863. Was very moving to paint. I loved the morning when I was well into it and I realized the center of the painting is a bible (i thought it was just a watch), just after I'd been doing my bible study about trusting God to deliver us from our circumstances, using the example of delivering the Israelites from Egypt.
Rebekah and Timothy
These are my friends Rebekah and Timothy. He is a pastor and they live in Detroit reaching out to the people around them, offering light and hope.
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