Category Archives: Non-Photo Graphics

Non-Photo Graphic Portfolio

Sketches, Digital Images, Painting and Other.

Kokopelli

A professor friend asked me to come up with an illustration for her new book. After a little discussion and research, we settled on the trickster figure Kokopelli.  I’m not an expert when it comes to Native American lore.  I approached this simply as a illustration project, although I did try to find a border motif whose origins are arguably consistent with the central figure. Continue reading

Public Domain Images

riding-hood-matted-1000x72I have a great fondness for fairy tales, and even have a modest collection of old fairy tale books.  I have vivid memories of reading these fantastic stories as a very young human, fretting for the safety of the characters as their rambling adventures brought them to far-off and impossible places.  I remember feeling wistful, even at that age, that I would never be able to travel there with them. Continue reading

Desultory Graphics Dept.

yesterdayslunchtOver the years, I’ve accumulated a sort of scrap heap of images.  Some were the product of whimsy; doodles for their own sake.  A few were created for website customers yet remain my property to use or repurpose.  Some have a story while some remain a mystery, even to me.

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Painting 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

These paintings are explorations of color, gradation and texture. Various application techniques were used, and the reflective nature of the steel and aluminum substrates, where used, add a depth that dynamically changes with the angle of view that static photos cannot capture. Continue reading