King of the Currumpaw

Art, Nature, Literature, Philosophy, and Wolves

Category: Commissioned

Work for Dunbarton Oaks

A reconstruction of a bedecked elder as he may have appeared has preoccupied my artistic time lately, based on a site in modern day Panama at Sitio Conte. I am pleased to have collaborated with a colleague on these which were painstaking in their requirements for accuracy of detail, particularly in the ornaments, pendants, and jewelry.

 

Recent Commission

LMB Demo 027

New Work

Here is a recently completed book cover commission for a young adult series with a western theme.

Morning Star and the Giants

Really enjoyed illustrating this Native American myth from the OK Spiro tribe on the origins of their game, Chunkey. I also got to use some new brushes…

Morning Star and the Giants PTG Small Cropped for Blog

Drawn About – Exhibition at LE Phillips Memorial Library

New Work for Cricket

Here is one of three illustrations I did for an upcoming issue of Cricket magazine about a Syrian refugee who feels ostracized at school as he fasts through Ramadan. As you may or may not note, I was corrected about his hair being curly in the story by the good and attention-oriented Art Director there. Also, it was requested that I alter the original sketch and make the kids more social. Approved sketch is first, then original sketch and then finished digital painting. Incidentally, the boy is described as drawing his way through recess…

Ramadan Redo002

Ramadan 002 Sk

Ramadan Art 002 FINAL FLAT SMALL