Category Archives: Artwork

Many Places, Many Things

Just finished my most current colored pencil drawing. A piece called Many Places, Many Things: Advertisements

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More Fractals

I haven’t played with Apophysis since my last post on fractals. However, I’ve been busy with home improvements lately and am not really up for processing photos. So here are some fractals from my explorations a couple of weeks ago. … Continue reading

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Fractal Art

Years ago, my friend Alicia introduced me to fractal art, and I was immediately fascinated. When you look at her images, you’ll see why–they’re beautiful. We each explored a couple of programs for creating these: Tierazon (which now costs $35 … Continue reading

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Happy Accidents

I went shooting in Downtown Minneapolis today, even though the sky was crap. Evenly overcast, so the sky was a bright grey that messes with your exposures, without offering anything of interest to the overall scene. I hate shooting on … Continue reading

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Bluebird of Happiness

Sometimes . . . well, ok, a lot of times, I go for shots I don’t really have a prayer of getting. So it was when a Bluebird perched on a tall stalk of something close enough that I was … Continue reading

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Chinese Dragon

I don’t always know the source of inspiration for my art. My most current piece is a good example. For months now, I’ve been seeing a Chinese dragon in my mind, and I have no idea why. I’m not particularly … Continue reading

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Sun’s Up

This week’s post is another colored pencil drawing. I started with the intention of doing an abstract piece, somewhat like Tunnels. Once I made the sketch and started coloring in the red/orange/yellow shapes, however, I saw a picture, so I … Continue reading

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Spring

One of the techniques I’ve been exploring is to create pieces with a stained-glass feel to them. Within these pieces, I like to include what I think of as “islands of reality”–areas that are more realistically drawn. I’d love to … Continue reading

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Tunnels

This is my first abstract piece using colored pencils. I started it while waiting for some work to be done on my car–colored pencils are so portable! When I see this picture, I think of tunnels and how they connect … Continue reading

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